VAN A. SWINDELLE COLLECTION
No. 10218. de Havilland D.H.91 Albatross (G-AEVW c/n 6801)
Aeroplane Photo Supply (APS) Photo No. 1359 via Michael Brannin & Craig Simpson

de Havilland D.H.91 Albatross

Mail carrier variant was delivered to BOAC as Franklin and registered
G-AEVW. Impressed into RAF service with the serial number AX904 for operation by 271 Squadron. It was destroyed when the landing gear collapsed on landing at Reykjavik, Iceland on April 7, 1942.

Created November 30, 2010