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More than when the USA entered the war, the military requisitioned a thousand jobs had been lost and the machines had to be the plane before it was finished. They intervened decisive- taken out of circulation so that all the modifications could be ly again in 1947 when Lockheed was in a lot of trouble: done before they could be put back into service again. they saved the programme which was seriously under Naturally the production lines were almost at a standstill and threat with near-providential orders.
Like all Panair planes, this one came from Pan Am to whom it was delivered on 30 April 1946 and which called it 'Clipper Flying Eagle' then 'Clipper Talisman'. Originally an L-049, it was converted into an L-149 and hired out to Panair in July 1955. It returned to Pan Am and then sold to the Brazilian company on 31 December 1957. Under the name 'Jeronimo Frogoso de Albuquerque', it was used until 1962 when it was stored until Panair was liquidated in 1965. It was sold to a Brazilian campany which scrapped it in 1969.
Transcontinental and Western Air became Trans World Airlines on 17 May 1950 'N~h()ut __ the initials changing. -- Lockheed L-049-51-26 (c/n 2032) 'N88832' belonging to Pan American Airlines. Delivered to Pan Am on 20 February 1946 and called 'Clipper Flora Temple', this plane was later converted into an L-149 before being transferred to Panair do Brasil in March 1955. It crashed into a hillside near Asuncion (Paraguay) on 16 June 1955 because of bad visibility it was completely destroyed in the accident, killing all the passengers.