Model 49-51-25 Constellation NC90823
Completed for TWA and registered NC90823, converted to 49-46-25 and delivered to TWA as 'Star of the Yellow Sea', FN 512, 28 March 1947. Last First Class service 14 December 1952, converted to coach class configuration and re-entered service with TWA 12 February 1953. Involved in heavy in-flight turbulence leading to passenger injuries 25 August 1960. Sold to Nevada Airmotive Corporation 31 March 1962 after assuming of 45'523 hrs. Sold to McCulloch properties Inc. 12 February 1964.
Here seen on final approach to Los Angeles, CA, airport in summer 1966, Zoggavia Collection.
Here seen as HI-270 in the colors of Qusiqueyana at Santo Domingo in 1977, Zoggavia Collection.
This particular Connie operated the world's last 049 scheduled passenger schedule from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to San Juan, PR and return on 19 January 1978.
Broken up at Santo Domingo in first week of July 1980.