11 June 2012

7th November 1971

N557PR 63n 30w 1147 F060 62.30n 35w 1307

D.H. 114 Heron 2D, N557PR
On delivery to Puerto Rico International Airlines. Earlier routed via Gatwick to Prestwick on 5th November and then Reykjavik. Previously registered OY-AFO then G-AWDT with The Nuclear Power Group Ltd.

HC-AXF 61n 40w 1247 F080 VMC Narssarssuaq 1347, with HC-AXG at F100 whose estimate for Narssaraauaq was 1349

[Photo: at Prestwick 3rd November 1971 © G Macadie]
Two N.2501's en-route to Aero Taxix Ecuatorianos for oil drilling support, HC-AXG and HC-AXF
These two Noratlas's routed through Prestwick on 3rd November from Munich. They are both ex' West German Air Force machines, HC-AXF being ex. 52+85 and HC-AXG being ex. 53+25.

Regrettably, in 1974 HC-AXG was damaged beyond repair following an accident in the city of Montalvo, Ecuador.

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