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AUSTRALIA - First Flight Covers

902  1968 Heathrow Crash (Apr) aerogramme to Australia salvaged from BOAC Boeing 707 G-ARWE which left Heathrow London on Apr 8 en route to Zurich but shortly after take-off the pilot reported engine on fire, subsequently falling off, with the aircraft burning a forced-landing was attempted and the ensuing crash claimed five lives and 22 injuries. Plus letter from Mail Exchange Branch, Adelaide explaining how the aerogramme was damaged. Nice pair. (2)
Lot 902 [1 of 2]:1968 Heathrow Crash (Apr) aerogramme to Australia salvaged from BOAC Boeing 707 G-ARWE which left Heathrow London on Apr 8 en route to Zurich but shortly after take-off the pilot reported engine on fire, subsequently falling off, with the aircraft burning a forced-landing was attempted and the ensuing crash claimed five lives and 22 injuries. Plus letter from Mail Exchange Branch, Adelaide explaining how the aerogramme was damaged. Nice pair. (2)Lot 902 [2 of 2]:1968 Heathrow Crash (Apr) aerogramme to Australia salvaged from BOAC Boeing 707 G-ARWE which left Heathrow London on Apr 8 en route to Zurich but shortly after take-off the pilot reported engine on fire, subsequently falling off, with the aircraft burning a forced-landing was attempted and the ensuing crash claimed five lives and 22 injuries. Plus letter from Mail Exchange Branch, Adelaide explaining how the aerogramme was damaged. Nice pair. (2)
100.00 75.00 sold

GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History

1418  1974 (Nov 19) commercial airmail cover at the 10p rate to WA with fine strike of the 2-line 'DELAYED EN ROUTE/AIRCRAFT HIJACKED' in black on reverse. Roughly opened and stained. [On 21/11/1974, a British Airways plane en route to Singapore was hijacked at Dubai. 23 passengers, including Australian aboriginal activist Kath Walker, were taken as hostages to Libya. The release of Palestinian prisoners was agreed to after a German national was executed.]
Lot 1418 [1 of 2]:1974 (Nov 19) commercial airmail cover at the 10p rate to WA with fine strike of the 2-line 'DELAYED EN ROUTE/AIRCRAFT HIJACKED' in black on reverse. Roughly opened and stained. [On 21/11/1974, a British Airways plane en route to Singapore was hijacked at Dubai. 23 passengers, including Australian aboriginal activist Kath Walker, were taken as hostages to Libya. The release of Palestinian prisoners was agreed to after a German national was executed.] Lot 1418 [2 of 2]:1974 (Nov 19) commercial airmail cover at the 10p rate to WA with fine strike of the 2-line 'DELAYED EN ROUTE/AIRCRAFT HIJACKED' in black on reverse. Roughly opened and stained. [On 21/11/1974, a British Airways plane en route to Singapore was hijacked at Dubai. 23 passengers, including Australian aboriginal activist Kath Walker, were taken as hostages to Libya. The release of Palestinian prisoners was agreed to after a German national was executed.]
400.00 320.00 R
   
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