c/n 1041

Model 1649A-98-17 Starliner D-ALER

Delivered to Lufthansa as D-ALER on 9 January 1958.

D-ALER being prepared for the return flight to Frankfurt, New York Idlewild, September 1959, Clinton H. Groves Collection.

Nominally transferred to Deutscher Flugdienst, Condor, on 1 March 1960, but retained Lufthansa colors and also used by Lufthansa when required.

Broken up at Johannesburg during May - June 1970.

N45517 World Airways
October 62 - February 64

LX-LGZ Luxair
April 64 - May 67

LX-LGZ Luxair
April 64 - May 67

ZS-FAB Trek Airways
May 67 - September 1969

Leased to World Airways as N45517 from 2 October 1962 until 12 February 1964.

Photographed at Oakland, CA November 1962, Zoggavia Collection.

Delivered ex World Airways directly to Trek Airways as ZS-DTM on 13 February 1964. Registered LX-LGZ and operated by Luxair 4 April 1964 opened Luxembourg - Johannesburg schedule on 11. April 1964.

Here seen at Johannesburg receiving Luxair colors, April 1964,
Scott Henderson Collection.

Seen here idle in the old Luxair colors at London Gatwick May 1964, Zoggavia Collection.

Returned to Trek Airways 18 May 1967 as ZS-FAB. Damaged when taxying to take-off at Bangkok, Thailand on 28 April 1968. Port main undercarriage wheel hit soft border and the Starliner sunk into the ground. Repaired and transferred to South Africa 17 May 1968. Used by Trek until expiry of certificate of airworthiness on 15 September 1969. Scrapped in mid 1970.

Here seen during repainting after the delivery form Luxair, Johannesburg May 1967, Zoggavia Collection.