XM105 Beverley C1 of 47 Squadron RAF at Abingdon 20th August 1960
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XM105 first flight was November 29th 1957 and going into Operational service with the Abingdon Wing in July the following year. Although part of the shared fleet, nominally at least with 47 Squadron.
XM105 became formally assigned to 47 Squadron when 53 Squadron disbanded in 1963. In 1964 the Aircraft was sent for refurbishment. On completion of this work the Aircraft was assigned to 30 Squadron in August 1964.
XM105 was declared NEA (Non Effective Airframe) on 12th September 1967, then sold as scrap to BKL Alloys September 25th 1969.
For more information onThe Blackburn Beverley See: Beverley Main Album Notes:
The Blackburn B-101 Beverley
30 Squadron 47 Squadron
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
The Beverley Association and Blackburn Beverley - Wikipedia Entry