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Article from BTNews 26 APRIL 2021

AND FINALLY: Was it repaired?

This Freddie Laker conceived Aviation Traders' Carvair lost its brakes landing at Collingstown Airport (now Dublin International) on a Saturday in September 1965.  It blocked the main road to the City.

Later in the day it was towed to a hangar and inspected.  After minor repairs on the Monday it flew off to Stansted for a proper check.  G-AOFW continued to fly for British United until being finally broken up at Southend in December 1983.

Read more in the 2021 Propliner AnnualSee ON TOUR in this week's BTN.

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