"The Home Of Eagle"

Cunard Eagle & British Eagle

1948 to 1968

Vickers Viking Type 610
c/n 264
Entered Service

First Flew 6th April 1949
Purchased from BEA 8th April 1953

Left Service
Sold to Airnautic on1st April 1961 as F-BJRS.
Continued in service with Air Dauphine and Transports Aeriens Reunis.
Withdrawn from service and broken up in Perpignan,France in January 1975.
"Sir Henry Morgan"
On 6th June 1953 G-AKBH flew Eagle Aviations first scheduled passenger flight.
This was between London(Blackbushe Airport) and Belgrade, via Munich.

Was badly damaged in a "belly landing" in Gothenburg on 24th February 1954, but was repaired and returned to service.
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