Aircraft Photo of G-APEL | Vickers 953 Merchantman | British Airways Cargo | AirHistory.net #294340
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-APEL
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Vanguard
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Vanguard/Merchantman
Aircraft Version:Vickers 953 Merchantman
C/n (msn):715
Operator / Titles:British Airways Cargo
Location
City / Airport:London - HeathrowMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLL   IATA: LHR   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:25 June 1975
Photo by:Trevor Warne
Photo ID: 294340
Photo Comment

Built in 1961 this Merchantman served with British Airways until 1979. It became TR-LZA with Air Gabon but was destroyed after crashing on take off from Toulouse on 29 Jan 1988 as F-GEJF whilst operating for Inter Cargo Service. Scanned from a slide.

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