Percival P.57 Sea Prince T1, G-GACA / P57/58, Gatwick Aviation Museum
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Construction Number: P57/58
Code Number: CU-74
Operator: Gatwick Aviation Museum
Airport: Charlwood, Surrey, UK - England
Photographer: Ian Mantel
Date Taken: 13/07/2013
WP308 was delivered to No. 750 squadron at St. Merryn, Cornwall in February 1953. She later moved with 750 Sqdn to R.N.A.S. Culdrose, Cornwall. It served 750 squadron from October 1958 until May 1979 when it was withdrawn from service. It was moved to Kemble where it was put into storage and later moved to Gloucester/Cheltenham. Here it was allocated the civilian registration code G-GACA. Finally WP308 was moved to Charlwood where it arrived on the 12th of November 1989. While serving with 750 squadron it wore the code 572/CU.