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Viscount c/n 238

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Below are the 4 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 238 together with either the actual date that the photo was taken or an estimate of that date based on clues such as the livery worn or other background information.

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BOAC Associated Companies Ltd
VP-TBX
February 1958

Delivered new to BOAC Associated Companies Ltd. Taken departing from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 1 February 1958 on delivery to London Airport (Heathrow).

There are boxes of spare parts inside the cabin.

Note the Fleet Air Arm Fleet Requirements Unit Hawker Sea Furies in the right background with folded wings.

Photo source - R A Woodcock via Steve Burland

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British West Indian Airways (BWIA)
VP-TBX
August 1958

Leased from BOAC Associated Companies Ltd. Taken landing at Coolidge International Airport, St John's, Antigua, Leeward Islands in August 1958 in a later livery.

Photo source - Bruce Williams

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British West Indian Airways (BWIA)
VP-TBX
September 1959

Leased from BOAC Associated Companies Ltd. Taken at Miami International Airport, Florida, USA 22 September 1959.

Note the 'Overseas' part of the name.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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British West Indian Airways (BWIA)
9Y-TBX
June 1969

Returned from Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV) lease. Taken at an unknown location in June 1969 in the last livery before it was withdrawn from service.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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