De Havilland DH.114 Heron

Four engine 14 seat communications aircraft


On 12 May 1954 one Heron was obtained by the Belgian authorities for use by the Governor General of the then Belgian Congo; (Call Sign CGG: Congo Gouverneur Général). After the independence of Congo this machine was used by Katangeese Premier Moïse Tshombe before being destroyed.




Date In

May 1954

Date Out

Jun 1960


(G-ANPV), OO-CGG (call sign OT-CFZ), D1, KAT-01, KA-THA, destroyed by UN troops at Elisabethville in Aug 1961.

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