28 February 2012

18th December 1968

MAC 37846 61n 30w 1845 F230 DELTA (63.05n 25w) 1940 destination Keflavik

USAF C-130E with 438 Military Air Wing, 63-7846

G-AMCA 60n 10w 1739 F100 61n 12.30w 1842 GOLF 2004

[Photo taken at Manchester, Ringway - August 1975 ©  R.A. Scholefield]

Fairey Surveys Douglas C-47B Dakota 4, G-AMCA copied on 8913
Fairey Surveys operated this aircraft from October 1950 'till May 1976, having previous served with the Royal Air Force as KN487. It subsequently served with Air Atlantique for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency - Pollution Control. In April 2005 it arrived at Lelystad Aviodrome, Netherlands for preservation, pained as 'PH-ALR', where it presently resides. 

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