Aircraft Photo of XX894 | Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B | UK - Navy | #308654
Registration / Serial:XX894
Military Code:R-020
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer
Aircraft Version:Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B
C/n (msn):B3-03-74
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
Unit Markings:809 Sqn
City / Airport:LossiemouthMap
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGQS   IATA: LMO   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:25 February 1994
Photo by:Mark McEwan
Photo ID: 308654
Photo Comment

To mark the end of the Buccaneer's military career, 208 Squadron, the RAF's last remaining operator, displayed some of its aircraft in the markings and colours of the type's former operators, including 809 Naval Air Squadron as represented here. Callsign "Mission 019B", XX894 was taking part in the first Joint Maritime Course of 1994, and the last such exercise the Buccaneer would take part in.

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