Aviation Photo #0676836 Boeing 747-121 - Pan American World Airways - Pan Am

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Clipper Rambler-- A gloomy day sets the tone for this photo. From front to back: N770PA, Clipper Bald Eagle; N736PA, Clipper Victor, destroyed at Tenerife, 3/77; N739PA, Clipper Maid of the Seas, destroyed by an inflight bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland, 12/88; N750PA, Clipper Rambler
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    Ken Rose
    Pan American World Airways - Pan Am
    Boeing 747-121
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing 747-100
    New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild)
    New York
    May 31, 1976
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Comments (13)

15 years ago
How could you have known that half of the Pan Am 747's in that photo would be destroyed in accidents? very moving picture, with the planes and the weather...
15 years ago
What are the chances, both of these imfamous Pan Am 747s in the same photo and parked right next to one another. The gloomy weather does indeed set the tone.
14 years ago
Such a shame what had happened to Pan Am. I mean, not really the airline fault… They could be the largest airline in the world today.
13 years ago
The grey weather does set the tone for this photo. A truly memmorable shot. Who would've thought the two aircrafts parked side by side would both crash, claiming hundreds of lives...
12 years ago
Haunting image. RIP
12 years ago
Truly a photo full of forboding. That's an awful lot of airliner to write off.
11 years ago
We sure miss Pan Am, once the world
10 years ago
I live near to Clipper Maid of the Seas final resting place, it's haunting to see her back when she was still in use, such a tragic waste
9 years ago
You seem to have a knack for photographing doomed airliners, here you have the two Panam 747's, and another photo you also have the LOT Ilyushin. Great photos
9 years ago
I had flown on all four of these beautiful birds. Oh the memories that I still have of the great Pan Am in the 70's and early 80's
8 years ago
It is a historical photograph
no words can't describe how this is
New Jersey, USA
3 years ago
A beautiful picture with the most famous airline livery ever put on a plane. Funny that 736 & 739 would be together again in a couple of other pictures found here on airliners. How many more times were they side to side and then to loose these hulls on two of the the most notorious air disasters to ever happen. One in the biggest air crash ever, the other in a terrorist attack that also sealed the fate of this airline.
England, United Kingdom
4 months ago
Oh PanAm how could you vanish?

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