Aircraft Photo of WU-22 | Avro 683 Lancaster B7 | France - Navy |
Registration / Serial:WU-22
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Version:Avro 683 Lancaster B7
Operator / Titles:France - Navy
C/n (msn):[ NX616 ]
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:28 July 1952
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 9472
Photo Comment

Built for RAF as NX616 in 1945 by Austin Motors at Longbridge. Sold to Avro and overhauled at Woodford in 1952 for naval patrol duties. Here it carries an airborne lifeboat when on delivery through Ringway.

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