National Airlines : Flight 325, New York to Wilmington, NC - 1958

Lockheed L188 Electra Prop-Jet
Lockheed L188 Electra Prop-Jet

 

Please note that there isn't any evidance that this is the type of plane that Baba flew on. It's purely speculation that he flew either the plane above or a much earlier version - the Douglas DC4

Baba in America ; Photo courtesy of Mark Trichka & Charley Decker
Baba in America ; Photo courtesy of Mark Trichka & Charley Decker

The above and below images are  of Meher Baba arriving at Wilmington Airport, Nth Carolina in 1956.

Specification  
 MODEL L-188A "Electra"
 CREW 5
 PASSENGERS 44-98
 ENGINE 4 x Allison 501D-13, 2796kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight 51256 kg 113001 lb
    Empty weight 26036 kg 57400 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan 30.18 m 99 ft 0 in
    Length 31.85 m 105 ft 6 in
    Height 10.01 m 33 ft 10 in
    Wing area 120.77 m2 1299.96 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Cruise speed 652 km/h 405 mph
    Ceiling 8655 m 28400 ft
    Range 3541 km 2200 miles