Aircraft Photo of G-APSA | Douglas DC-6A(C) | Atlantic Cargo |
Registration / Serial:G-APSA
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A(C)
Operator / Titles:Atlantic Cargo
C/n (msn):45497 / 995
City / Airport:London - HeathrowMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLL   IATA: LHR   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:July 1997
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID: 2427
Photographer's Remark

2008 should have brought a visit by Heathrow by this magnificent machine to close her British Eagle season, marking the last service into LHR by that airline exactly 40 years earlier. However, thanks to a deplorable decision at a late stage by the BAA to refuse permission, it didn't happen. Here's a tiny consolation from her working career, on a mail run from Heathrow due to a BA crew strike

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