Aircraft Photo of VP256 | Avro 696 Shackleton MR1 | UK - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:VP256
Military Code:B-A
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Version:Avro 696 Shackleton MR1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):[ VP256 ]
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:24 July 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 9400
Photo Comment

Early production Shackleton MR.1 of 269 Squadron, RAF Ballykelly, Northern Ireland, visiting Ringway on a communications flight. It wears the original Coastal Command scheme for the type of dark grey uppers and white sides and lower surfaces.

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