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Boeing 737-43Q (28493)



Date: 12/06/2006

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: this B737-400 airframe for Virgin Express arrived at Brussels on February 18 2003 as "VH-VGE", transferred from Virgin Blue Airlines. It entered two days later the Belgian register and became operational for Virgin Express from March 5 onwards in the depicted livery.

Date: 2005

Location: TFS/GCTS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: from January 4 till August 2005 with additional titles to support the victims and their relatives of the Indonesia Tsunami on December 26 2004.

Date: 06/08/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: since March 25 2007 merged into Brussels Airlines and changed already to these colors on January 23 2007. On August 17 2012 it performed the final commercial flight and left three days later for Southend on return to the lessor. It came temporary back to Brussels in basic colors without titles on October 17 2012 but left for the States three weeks later on November 10, being cancelled over there nine days later as "N493AC".


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