F-BGNY reregistered XM829 Boscombe Down 

Photo- British Aerospace 

Airframe 106021


Registered – F-BGNY

To Air France


Delivered in July 1953 but returned to de Havilland the following year.

Converted to 1XB in February 1957

Re-registered as G-AOJU and transferred to Ministry of Supply in April 1957.

Transferred to RAF in October 1958 as XM829.  Joined A & AEE at Boscombe Down in June 1961.

Destroyed by fire at Stansted in 1970 after six years with the Airport Fire Service

F-BGNY only spent a year with Air France