Peter Shearburn - Captain
We have heard that Peter passed away peacefully, aged 83, on Thursday 28 June 2018 with his family close-by. My sincere condolences go out to his family, wife Elaine, Simon and Pippa, his friends and former colleagues.

Peter was a BCAL 707 and DC10 Captain and he retired from BA approximately 25 years ago.  Prior to joining BCAL he flew Tridents for Cyprus Airways based in Nicosia and DC-3s for BKS based at Leeds/Bradford Airport.

Service details

Peter's service was held on Tuesday 24th July 2018, St. George’s Church, Worcester, WR1 1HX.  Map here

A private cremation followed.

Donations, if desired, to Mission Aviation Fellowship UK  
Peter Remembered

From Peter Kenworthy
I only met Peter once and that was a year ago (2017) in his capacity as a British Red Cross volunteer taking him to Guildford hospital; we had two hours of pure magic talking about his aviation career.

Rosemary David Whitten: RIP Peter. Condolences to his family.

From Caron Phillips: RIP Peter and my condolences to his family

From Fee Flee
: So sorry Fly Free Peter x

If you would like to leave a message in remembrance please drop me a line anytime at

Condolences were also extended by:

Jim Williams, Graham Waters, Tricia Riley, Mike Hawkey, Jenny Thomas, Kris Mostert-Massie, David John Mercer,

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