Aircraft Photo of G-APKW | De Havilland D.H. 114 Heron 1B/C | Air England | AirHistory.net #20768
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-APKW
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 114 Heron
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 114 Heron
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 114 Heron 1B/C
C/n (msn):14046
Operator / Titles:Air England / Channel Airways
Location
City / Airport:SouthendMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGMC   IATA: SEN   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:June 1971
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 20768
Photo Comment

Starting life as CX-AOV with PLUNA in 3.54 and enjoying long and varied service including Gulf Aviation, this Heron had recently been registered 9Q-CRL when bought by Channel in 6.69. Soon after, they announced a name change to Air England but this was the only a/c painted as such. Used on feeder services SEN-NWI-EMA. To Peters 5.72 then 5B-CCD, returning to Peters and on to Fairflight in 1977. Bought by Sky of Siam 3.80 as HS-EAA and stored at BKK from 1983; wreck said still to be extant around 2000

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