Aircraft Photo of E.2 | De Havilland D.H. 91 Albatross | #8661
Registration / Serial:E.2
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 91 Albatross
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 91 Albatross
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 91 Albatross
C/n (msn):6802
City / Airport:Hatfield (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGTH   IATA: HTF   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:October 1938
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 8661
Photo Comment

Seven Albatrosses were built. Many regard the slim tapering design as one of the most beautiful aircraft built. This example was the first of five 22-passenger examples delivered to Imperial Airways, becoming G-AFDI. E.2 was a "B Conditions" test reg. Named "Frobisher" with IAL, it was destroyed on the ground at Whitchurch, Bristol, in a German air raid on 20 December 1940. Obtained from DH Aircraft over 60 years ago.

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