F-BGNZ was reregistered G-APAS here seen in BOAC livery

Photo- Michael Baldock 

Airframe 106022


Registered – F-BGNZ

To Air France


Delivered to Air France [F-BGNZ] in July 1953 but returned to de Havilland in June 1956.

Converted to 1XB in March 1957

Re-registered as G-APAS and transferred to Ministry of Supply in May 1957.

Transferred in October 1958 [ XM823] de Havilland Propellers.

In 1978 as 8531M put on display at Cosford Aerospace Museum

Cosford images Phil Jones