NR6622 : Skyvan at Machrihanish

taken 45 years ago, near to Campbeltown Airport, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Skyvan at Machrihanish
Skyvan at Machrihanish
Taken in the days when there was no 'airport' at Machrihanish, but a small terminal hut just off the runway, which is so long [over 3km] that the Skyvan, coming in from the west, flew on and on and on over it until finally touching down.
Two years later this aircraft became LN-NPG [a Norwegian registration] with Busy Bee in 1975 and ended up being damaged beyond repair in Zaire after acquisition by Swala Airlines in 1984.
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Date Taken
July 1973   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 1 August, 2007
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Air transport 
Airport > Airport   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 666 222 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:26.2970N 5:41.4236W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 667 222
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Argyll and Bute  Machrihanish Airport  Aircraft  Skyvan  British Airways 

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