Lockheed L-188 Electra
in H.M. Coastguard Service

 

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 2
Total Still Active: 2
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 2000
Retirement: current
Main Role: Pollution Control
Origin: contractor (RVL)

History

Two Lockheed L-188C(F) Electra operated by Air Atlantique (Atlantic Airlines Ltd) under contract for pollution control. Fitted with removable aerial spray equipment to combat oil pollution at sea. Each aircraft can carry 15 tonnes of dispersant. Based at Coventry Airport. One aircraft assigned to the contract is usually G-LOFE, the other is drawn from G-LOFB or G-LOFC depending on availability.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
G-LOFB 1131 N667F    
G-LOFC 1100 N665F    
G-LOFE 1144 EI-CET Jan 1999  

Pictures

Electra G-LOFE demonstrates its spray system.
(photo, Erik Sleutelberg)
G-LOFE shows the quick-fit spraybar rig.
(photo, Simon Willson)

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