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Eagle Aviation
Eagle Airways
Cunard Eagle
British Eagle
1948 to 1968


Douglas C-47B Dakota
c/n 33346
Entered Service

First registered on 29/01/53 after RAF service as KN652 with 78 sqn. Purchased by Eagle Aviation Ltd on 29/01/53 from the RAF.

It was the longest DC 3 in service (4 years) with Eagle.

G-AMYB was this aircraft that was used on the route proving flight into Innsbruck flown by Capt. Jack Langley May 1955. The flight route in those days was via Luxembourg.

Left Service
It was leased to BEA from April to November 1956. On its return it was named "Lord Hood" before being sold to Sudan Airways on 08/01/57 as SN-AAK.
"Lord Hood"

Sold to Rhonda L. Lindberg, USA as N6CA on 08/06/84. It was last known to have been flying with the Fuerza Aerea Mexicana as ETM-6053. Its fate is unknown.

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Aircraft Flown