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Warton, Lancs, England: Pan shot Canberra takes off...LIB.NO. 19322.
LV Canberra circling Aldergrove after return from Ganda. CU Canberra flying...LIB.NO. 19322.
FV Canberra flying past control tower & overhead. Pan Shot Canberra lands at Aldergrove, LV Canberra LIB.NO. 19322.
taxi-ing towards. CU Ditto - jets stopping. SV Co-pilot Hillwood & Navigator D.A. Watson walking round front of craft. CU Hillwood. LV Hillwood with Wing Comm. Beaumont, Captain & 1st pilot, & Navigator, Watson. CU Wing. Comm. Beaumont speaks:-(Nat.sd.) SCU Ditto, continues: (Nat.sd.) LV Canberra on tarmac after record flight.
CU Wing Commander Beaumont speaks:- "A very large amount of the credit went o Watson, our Navigator, who was absolutely spoton, right the way thru."
SCU Wing Commander Beaumont continues:- "We were in radio contact with a Trans Canadian Air line pilot, and when he heard that we were going to Ganda, in a Canberra, he said are we were going back in the same day? I replied that we were & he said isn't that a hell of a way to spend a day."
Personalities - Aviation; Airforce - Active; Great Britain
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