XB263 Beverley C1 of 47 Squadron RAF at North Weald 6th July 1960
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XB263 first flew on August 26th 1955, and appeared at the SBAC Show in September 1995. That same month (September) was transferred to the Abingdon wing, and after repairs for a bird strike, was issued to 30 Squadron, before completing its service career back with 47 Squadron at Abingdon.
Struck off on 30th January 1967 at Shawbury, and then sold as scrap to BKL Alloys in September 1967 and being broken up in May 1968.
For more information See: Beverley Main Album Notes:
30 Squadron Abingdon Wing 47 Squadron Mass Scrapping..
For more information onThe Blackburn Beverley See: Beverley Main Album Notes:
The Blackburn B-101 Beverley
Other sites on the Web of interest:
30 Squadron - MoD Site RAF 30 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry
47 Squadron - MoD Site RAF 47 Squadron - Special Forces Flight RAF 47 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry
53 Squadron - MoD Site RAF 53 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry
The Beverley Association and Blackburn Beverley - Wikipedia Entry