U S Navy P-3A from VP-44 Squadron, 152175
PH-DNV 55n 50w 2246 F330 56n 40w 2334 56n 30w 0018
DC-9-32 on delivery to KLM, PH-DNV
VP-BCD 60n 62w 2237 F220 64.30n 55.28w next HB/Holsteinsborg (66.56n 53.42w) direct SF/Sondre Stromfjord 0047. After crossing 64n descend to cross HB level at F160. Destination Keflavik NAS.
[Photo: VP-BCD taken at Prestwick in November 1964 © Ken Marshall]
Bahamas Airways Vickers Viscount 702, VP-BCD returning to Field Aircraft Services Ltd., via Prestwick and noted at East Midlands (UK) on 22nd December 1968 enroute to Wymeswold, Leicestershire, UK. It was subsequently re-registered G-APOW on 9th May 1969 and ended its days at East Midlands airport the same year. It was finally broken up for scrap in February 1970.
VP-BBV 64n 55.28w F230 routing HB/Holsteinsborg direct SF/Sondre Stromfjord 0017. Destination is Keflavik NAS.
[Photo: VP-BBV taken at Wymeswold, UK in March 1967, © Andrew Fraize]
Bahamas Airways Vickers Viscount 702, VP-BBV returning to Field Aircraft Services Ltd., via Prestwick and noted at East Midlands (UK) on 22nd December 1968 enroute to Wymeswold, Leicestershire, UK. It was subsequently re-registered G-APPX on 28th March 1969 and leased to British Midland Airways the following month. In July 1971 it was leased to Air International Charter Co (Gibraltar) Ltd., and subsequently operated with Cambrian Airways, British Air Ferries, Air Anglia, and Alidair. I August 1975 its tail unit was transferred to Viscount F-BMCG, withdrawn from use and the following month it was noted with the tail from F-BMCG temporarily fitted. It was broken up for scrap during August 1977.