Lockheed Constellation Survivors

N9412H c/n 2072

L049 N9412H June 1968 L049 N9412H August 1992 L049 N9412H March 20, 2006
At Burbank, CA in the rather attractive color scheme of Royal Air Burundi (J. Roger Bentley) Still sporting Air Nevada colors in this August 1992 photograph at Greenwood Lake, NJ (RM Pettersen) The cockpit of this aircraft is surprisingly intact after all these years (Daniel L. Berek)
  • Final registration - N9412H
  • Delivered as Air France's first Constellation June 1946 as L049 F-BAZA
  • To Hughes Tool Co February 1950 as N9412H
  • Transferred to TWA May 1950
  • To California Airmotive August 1959
  • To Las Vegas Hacienda September 1959
  • Leased to World Wide Airlines July 1962, Royal Air Burundi December 1962
  • Returned from lease June 1964 and stored at Oakland, CA
  • Leased to Edde Airlines 1963
  • To Trans World Insurance Brokers December 1964
  • To Las Vegas Hacienda April 1965 with lease to Edde Airlines continuing
  • To McCullough Properties Inc May 1966
  • To Mineral County Airlines June 1968 trading as Hawthorne Nevada Airlines and later Air Nevada
  • Stored at Long Beach, CA by September 1969
  • To Executive Party Club May 1970 and delivered to Burbank, CA same month
  • Stored at Burbank, CA
  • To Produce Custom Air in Jul 1972 and flown to Phoenix, AZ in March 1973
  • Stored at Buckeye, AZ in Air Nevada markings
  • Sold to Frank Lembo Enterprises May 1976 for $45,000 for use as a restaurant and lounge
  • Flown to Greenwood Lake Airport, West Milford, NJ (probably the winter 1976-77) where it landed on the airport's 2,700 foot runway (see video of landing)
  • Converted to a restaurant/lounge and opened for a short time in 1981
  • Used as a pilot's shop in the mid-1990's
  • Aircraft, along with airport, sold to the State of New Jersey in 2000
  • Interior refurbished and used as a flight school office in 2005

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