BCal BAC 1-11 G-AWYS : 19th July 1972
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Here we have some photos taken by the late Pete Lucas. Pete was part of the team sent to recover and repair G-AWYS after she over-ran the end of the runway in Corfu. The photos came in from Pete's family via Bob Cooper.
G-AWYS in the shallow lagoon - access by boat or swimming to her
From the Pete Lucas Collection - www.british-caledonian.com
G-AWYS was successfully recovered, flown back to Gatwick and returned to service after a complete overhaul.
Below some of the team, Pete Lucas is on the far right.