G BEYF Handley Page HPR7 Herald 401. Southend August 1980

G BEYF Handley Page HPR7 Herald 401. Southend August 1980

Built for Royal Malaysian Air Force first flew on 03 January 1964. returned to UK in August 1977. Leased May 1978 to BIA and Air UK until September 1980. It is shown with both rear doors open, the mid bulkhead could be removed to give free access to the cabin or rear hold. Various leases followed, last operator Channel Express, withdrawn from service 1999 and presented to the Bournemouth Aviation Museum who broke the aircraft up in 2008. Photo Richard Vandervord.