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Bristol 175 Britannia 253 (13399)


Date: 02/1977

Location: ORY/LFPO

Photo: Alexandre Avrane

Description: eight and final Bristol Britannia for Young Cargo in basic Royal Air Force colors, but with red straight cheatline, was delivered at Brussels on September 7 1976 and remained operational till August 1977. Here it's seen at Paris on a flight on behalf of Royal Air Maroc.

Date: 08/09/1977

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: Michel Vandaele

Description: a proposed deal with Liberia World fell through, it was noted at OST in their full livery for the first time on September 8 1977, here depicted such, and was put in storage at Ostend till December 2 1978 after which it was ferried to Manston for further storage.

Date: 27/04/1979

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: Michel Vandaele

Description: on December 13 1978 it was cancelled as "9Q-CKG" to Domaine de Katale and returned to OST on April 27 1979 still in the full livery of LWA, here seen such after its arrival. After some storage + a couple of training flights, it left such for Goma (Za´re) on July 24 of the same year where it never would fly again being used as a source of spares till broken up by January 1992. 


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