SP-LPE Convair 240-4
From 1957 to 1959 LOT acquired five
"previously owned" Convair 240s from European carriers.
Other than JAT, LOT was the only
Iron Country airline to acquire aircraft from the west. The
craft above, seen
here at London Airport, courtesy of the Jennifer Gradidge collection,
with KLM as PH-TEK (later
PH-CEK). It was sold in the US in 1966 and has had many
since then. It was
still flying well into the 1990s although I am not sure of its present
Garrard took a photo
of it (below) at Lunken Field, Cincinnati in February of 1973 at which
it was owned by
Airventurers and registered N643W.