N7311C L-1649A TWA

1967 Sold to California Airmotive
1968 Leased to Trans American Leasing
1969 Crashed at Colchane, Chile


N7311C L-1649A Starliner still with visible TWA colors parked at Van Nuys. Damaged during a forced landing on a smuggling flight (Whiskey & cigarettes) near Isluga, near to the Chilean border with Bolivia, after a double engine failure on 26 March 1969. Flight engineer feathered the wrong engine by mistake. The aircraft overran the strip and hit a banking. 

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Decade: 1960 - 1969
Category: Airport scene
Operator Type: Commercial

Constellation Details:

Variant: L-1649A-98-20

Construction Number:1013
Registration Number:N7311C
Photographer / Collection: Zoggavia

Image Number: ZA41644

Photo Date: July 1968

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