c/n 1044

Model 1649A-98-11 Starliner F-BHBS

Originally allocated to Lufthansa as D-ALER. This registration was re-allocated to c/n 1041. Delivered to Air France as  F-BHBS 'La Salle' 8 February 1958 and in service 4 March 1958.

F-BHBS L-1649A Starliner 'La Salle' just passed by its major rival, a DC-7C, of Sabena of Belgium,
October 1958, Zoggavia Collection.

Later modified to 81-seater. Damaged at Orly on 23 June 1960, later repaired and withdrawn from service on 18 September 1963.

Scrapped August 1967.