Model 749-79-22 Constellation NC86530
Laid down originally for TWA as NC86530 later changed to Pan American. Delivered to t24 August 1947 'Clipper Monarch of the Skies' and registered N86530. Damaged in a mid-air collision with a Cessna 140 over Port Washington, NY on 30 January 1950. Repaired and sold to Air France as F-BAZY 7 January 1950, converted to 749-79-46 and entered service 21 October 1950.
F-BAZY seen being serviced at Orly in 1953, Scott Henderson Collection.
Modified to 65-Seater all Tourist-Class by 1956.