Aircraft Photo of WG531 | Avro 696 Shackleton MR2 | UK - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:WG531
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Version:Avro 696 Shackleton MR2
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force / A.V. Roe (Avro)
C/n (msn):[ WG531 ]
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:30 June 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8532
Photo Comment

Avro's test Shackleton MR.2 taxies out to return to Woodford after an early morning stay at Ringway after a long test flight. This was the second production MR.2 and later served 42 Squadron at St Eval, being lost on 11 January 1955 in a collision with sister ship WL743 off Ireland.

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