Aircraft Photo of XM597 | Avro 698 Vulcan B.2 | UK - Air Force | #86654
Registration / Serial:XM597
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 698 Vulcan
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 698 Vulcan
Aircraft Version:Avro 698 Vulcan B.2
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Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:East FortuneMap
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Collection:National Museum of Flight
Photo Date:6 June 1993
Photo by:Malcolm Clarke
Photo ID: 86654
Photo Comment

This was the aircraft that lost its refuelling nozzle during a rendezvous with a Victor tanker after participation in the Falklands conflict. It was forced to divert to Galeao Airport in Brasil, where the crew were temporarily interned.

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