XB291 Beverley C1 at Abingdon while assigned to
47 Squadron on 26th June 1959
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XB291 first flight was 18th October 1956 and delivered to 53 Squadron, then to the Abingdon wing in 1958.
After a series of modifications the Aircraft was assigned to 34 Squadron in February 1964.
XB291 was Struck off Charge (SOC) 14th February 1968 and was scrapped at Seletar.
For more information See: Beverley Main Album Notes:
53 Squadron 47 Squadron Abingdon Wing 48/34 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:
53 Squadron - MoD Site RAF 53 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry
47 Squadron - MoD Site RAF 47 Squadron - Special Forces Flight RAF 47 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry
RAF 34 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry Borneo Air War 48 Squadron - MoD Site RAF 48 Squadron - Wikipedia
The Beverley Association and Blackburn Beverley - Wikipedia Entry