Trans World Airlines
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation N6902C
The L-1049 was the original "stretch" of the
tried and proven L-749 Connie. Other than the
fuselage, the other main difference from the original design was the
square windows. The
depicted above, N6902C (visible on the original print) is the ill fated
collided with a United Air
Lines DC-7 (N6324C) over the Grand Canyon on 30 June 1956.
were no survivors and the 128 persons killed represented the worst
aviation disaster in
U.S. to that time. Bits and pieces of the Connie are still visible
today. Following the accident
separation rules have been enforced.