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XH123 Beverley C1 Withdrawn From Use with Engines removed
at Bicester in 47 Squadron Markings in April 1968

XH123 Beverley C1 Withdrawn From Use (WFU) and with Engines removed at Bicester in 47 Squadron Markings in April 1968 - Photograph: Caz Caswell Collection - Blackburn Beverley Album Part 2 © Caz Caswell 2010

Photograph: Caz Caswell Collection © 1968-2010

Picture Notes & Links
XH123 had its first flight on Masrch 21st 1957 then delivered to 30 squadron 3 months later, then loaned to 84 squadron for 2 months in 1959.

In February 6th 1964 received a Cat 3 birdstrike near Nairobi, but was back in service soon after.

Departed Muharraq April 1966 for delivery to 47 squadron. On 6th October 1967 was declared an Non Effective Airframe (NEA) and sold as scrap March 1968, finally being dismantled in July 1968.

For more information See: Beverley Main Album Notes:
30 Squadron     84 Squadron     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

RAF 84 Squadron - MoD Site     RAF 84 Squadron - Wikipedia Entry

The Beverley Association   and   Blackburn Beverley - Wikipedia Entry

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