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First British Commercial Plane Lands in Israel Arrived Air Service from Britain Planned

The first British Overseas Airways Corporation plane to land in Israel arrived at Lydda airport yesterday. The craft brought a number of pilots who will familiarize themselves with flight facilities in the Jewish state preparatory to inaugurating a regular weekly air service from Britain. The last B.O.A.C. plane left Lydda in April, 1948, shortly before the Britain mandate terminated.