Aviation Photo #1277196 Bristol 175 Britannia 253F - Air Faisal

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This Brit was seized by HM Customs a few months after this shot (I remember seeing a photo of it carrying their titles and logo in a doctored b&w!). Ex XL660 and operated alongside G-BDLZ (my shot of 'LZ shows the two of them) until seizure 8.79; became A6-HMS with Gaylan in 4.80 then to 9Q-CGP of Katale A/T 11.82 and later b/u in Zaire. The ex Air Mauritanie DC-4 behind, 5N-ARC, had recently made a wheels-up landing during a test flight out of SEN for Arax Airlines
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    Richard Vandervord
    Air Faisal
    Bristol 175 Britannia 253F
    Bristol 175 Britannia
    Bristol 175 Britannia
    Manston - Kent International
    United Kingdom
    March 1979
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Photo Added: October 01, 2007

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9 years ago
Best airline in the world !!!! dont you think

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