Aviation Photo #0524415 Boeing 747-121 - Pan American World Airways - Pan Am

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"Clipper Defender". Also "Clipper Belle of the Sea". Clipper 2 heavy to JFK is awaiting take-off clearance runway 24L, routing round-the-world, eastbound. First flight was January 19, 1970. Delivery date was February 5, 1970. Wears FN 738 with Pan Am. Sadly, W/O August 4, 1983 at KHI (Karachi) with Pan Am as N738PA after she was damaged beyond economical repair due to a hard landing in a very severe storm. The round-the-world flights were very popular back then!
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Pan American World Airways - Pan Am
    Boeing 747-121
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    19645
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    N738PA
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    March 1977
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