Aviation Photo #0664285 Lockheed L-049 Constellation - Paradise Airlines

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Forty years after, and the largest piece left is this bit of cowling. Paradise Airlines 901A turned the wrong direction on a missed approach to KTVL in a snowstorm. It wound up on the side of this mountain killing all 85 on board, March 1, 1964. TVL airport visible at top left.
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    Chuck Ross
    Paradise Airlines
    Lockheed L-049 Constellation
    Lockheed Constellation/Starliner (C-69/C-121)
    Lockheed Constellation/Starliner (C-69/C-121)
    Lake Tahoe area
    September 10, 2004
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Photo Added: September 17, 2004

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11 years ago
This is the only photo I've seen of this crash. It happened when I was in second grade. A classmate's parents were on board.
10 years ago
The photo show the remains of a grim story on a beautiful mountain top. The surround waters and beach provide a clear deapth of field enbracing the quite and scienic location of Lake Tohoe.
5 years ago
40 years later and this is till out there. Amazing. Great shot.

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