History[edit | edit source]
Originally operated as D-IDBT, before being acquired by Harold Aldington as G-AFZO on 28 September 1939, 1660 was impressed into the RAF on 23 September 1941, becoming ES955. On 19 September 1946, the aircraft regained it's civil identity of G-AFZO, and returned to the ownership of Harold Aldington, who retained the aircraft until 1 January 1948. Passed to A.F.N. Ltd on 28 May 1948, G-AFZO was sold to a new owner is Switzerland on 20 April 1950. The aircraft survived until it crashed in Sep 1980.
This aircraft is listed on Luftwaffe Warplane Survivors as Werk Nr 1680
Sources[edit | edit source]
- Robertson, Bruce. British Military Aircraft Serials 1912-1966. Ian Allen Ltd. 1967 Page 214
- Luftwaffe Warplane Survivors