Aircraft Photo of VP-YIR | Vickers 614 Viking 1 | Central African Airways | AirHistory.net #8511
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VP-YIR
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viking/Valetta
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viking/Valetta
Aircraft Version:Vickers 614 Viking 1
Operator / Titles:Central African Airways
C/n (msn):141
Aircraft Name:Luangwa
Location
City / Airport:London - HeathrowMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLL   IATA: LHR   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:30 May 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8511
Photo Comment

"Luangwa" taxies towards Heathrow North on arrival from Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. VP-YIR served CAA from 05.47 to 09.57, then sold to Eagle as G-AHPH. Initial work on constructing Heathrow Central area is visible in background.

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