Aircraft Photo of XL660 | Bristol 175 Britannia C.1 (253) | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #456604
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:XL660
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 175 Britannia
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 175 Britannia
Aircraft Version:Bristol 175 Britannia C.1 (253)
C/n (msn):13457
Operator Titles:UK - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Alphard
Location
City / Airport:Newquay - CornwallMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGHQ   IATA: NQY   Local: -   Other: -
Event:RAF St Mawgan Battle of Britain Display 1970
 
Photo Date:19 September 1970
Photo by:Chris England
Photo ID: 456604
Photo Comment

Retired from RAF service in January 1976 and stored at Kemble. Became G-BEMZ (Air Faisal) on 11 February 1977, to UAE as A6-HMS (Gaylan Air Cargo) on 9 April 1980, and restored as G-BEMZ on 3 April 1981. Registration cancelled on 19 October 1982 as sold in Belgium, and registered 9Q-CGP with Katale Air Transport. Scrapped in Zaire, date not known.

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