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XL148 Beverley C1 of 242 OCU RAF at Odiham 27th September 1958

XL148 Beverley C1 of 242 OCU (Operational Conversion Unit) RAF at Odiham 27th September 1958 - Blackburn Beverley Album Part 2 © Caz Caswell 2010

Photographic Copyright Robin A Walker © 1958-2010

Picture Notes & Links
XL148 had her first flight on July 8th 1957 and delivered to 242 OCU 2 months later. In 1964 went through a refurbishment program, before being returned to the OCU.
Assigned to 30 squadron in March of 1967, but her Operational Squadron career was very short and as part of the rapid run down of the Beverley was declared NEA (Non Effective Airframe) on 18th September 1967. Sold for scrap to BKL Alloys on the 3rd March 1970.

For more information onThe Blackburn Beverley See: Beverley Main Album Notes:
The Blackburn B-101 Beverley

30 Squadron     242 Operational Conversion Unit     Mass Scrapping..

Other sites on the Web of interest:
30 Squadron - MoD Site     RAF 30 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry

The Beverley Association   and   Blackburn Beverley - Wikipedia Entry

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