Aircraft Photo of XK695 | De Havilland D.H. 106 Comet 2 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:XK695
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 106 Comet
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 106 Comet
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 106 Comet 2
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:RAF Transport Command
C/n (msn):06030
Location
City / Airport:Burtonwood (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
 
Photo Date:18 May 1957
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 7869
Photo Comment

Delivered to RAF Transport Command in September 1956, serving 216 Squadron and named "Perseus". Converted to 2R for reconnaissance and redelivered to 51 Squadron in March 1963. Retired in December 1974 and displayed at Duxford until broken up in 1992.

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