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Boeing 727-30C (19011)

 

 
Date: 14/04/1981

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: Transjet sole aircraft in the basic old colors of Lufthansa, its previous operator. On November 8 1979, it was was already noted at Hamburg as "OO-TJN" in basic Lufthansa colors, but canceled to "4X-AGJ" on November 29 of the same year. One year later, on November 21 1980, it was finally delivered at its first base Brussels. A bit later, on December 4, it arrived at its second base Ostend for further storage, only on February 5 1981 making its first commercial flight. Here seen with the original "Transjet S.A." titles with the "S.A." being the abbreviation of "Société Anonyme".

Date: 06/1981

Location: AMS/EHAM

Photo: Rob Hemelrijk

Description: in full action on a departure from Schiphol.

Date: 04/1982

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Frans Dechaene

Description: one year later seen parked at Brussels with the "S.A." titles being erased.

Date: 18/04/1982

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: Pol Van Damme

Description: seen at its second base.

Date: 12/1982

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Frans Dechaene

Description: by the end of 1982 it was seen with at slight color adjustment on its nose. The airframe was operational till January 1983 and the airline folded on April 1 of the same year. Afterwards it remained stored till being cancelled on December 27 1983 being regeregistered "N727JE" for Jet East International.

 

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