Aircraft Photo of XR399 | De Havilland DH.106 Comet C4 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:XR399
Other Marks:399
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland DH.106 Comet
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DH.106 Comet
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.106 Comet C4
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):06471
Location
City / Airport:London - HeathrowMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLL   IATA: LHR   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:September 1972
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID: 1357
Photographer's Remark

Delivered in 4.62 and just touching down on 10L, here is the last of five Comet C.4s, which would carry on in service with 216 Sqn till 7.75. Joined Dan-Air's big Comet fleet as G-BDIX and operated till wfu in 10.80. Flown from Lasham to East Fortune for the Museum of Flight in 9.81, making the last ever civilian flight by the type

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