UK Lincoln squadrons had frequently deployed to Shallufa in the "Canal Zone" of Egypt. on "Exercise Sunray". However, as a result of the deteriorating political situation in the 1950s, 49Sqn was despatched as part of "Operation Alacrity". Eagle Aviation York G-AGNM was hurriedly "processed" and became RAF Transport XA192. The picture was taken during the transit, via Luqa to Shallufa in March 1952. First leg......5hrs 50mins.