"The Home Of Eagle"
Eagle Aviation
Eagle Airways
Cunard Eagle
British Eagle
1948 to 1968


Bristol 175 Britannia Series 312
c/n 13230
Entered Service
First flew on 5th July 1957. Purchased by British Eagle International Airlines Ltd from BOAC on the 15th October 1963
Left Service
After the airline closed it was sold to Aerotransportes Entre Rios as LV-PNJ on
the 3rd October 1969.
"Resolution" and later "Endeavour"

G-AOVB was badly damaged after a heavy landing at Gan in the Maldive Islands on the 10th October 1965. It crashed on an inbound trooping flight from Bahrain to Australia, with 120 passengers onboard. A maintenance team was sent from London to repair the damaged aircraft, with help from the RAF. The RAF applied the nose art to the front of the plane. Pictures from Gan.

The aircaft was converted to a series 312F. It was damaged beyond repair landing at Buenos Aires on the 12th July 1970.

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Aircraft Flown