"The Home Of Eagle"

Cunard Eagle & British Eagle

1948 to 1968

Vickers Viking Type 616
c/n 146
Entered Service
First flew 18th October 1946
Purchased by Eagle Aircraft Services Ltd from Centeral African Airways (ex VP-YEW) on the 9th July 1956, it was converted to a Type 616/1B
Left Service
Withdrawn and broken up at Heathrow Airport, London in August 1960
"Sir Richard Kempenfelt"
Ownership was transferred to Eagle Airways Ltd on the 28th January 1957 and in March 1960 it was converted to a Type 616/3B
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