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Douglas DC-6 (43062)

 

 
Date: 1947

Location: Santa Monica

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the first DC-6 of Sabena was delivered at Brussels on July 18 1947, here seen in the first (of two) color scheme(s). It was reregistered to OO-SDA on July 31 1951 and served the airline till 1956 when sold to T.A.I. as "F-BHVA". But during Expo 1958 which was held in Brussels, this airframe was again leased by Sabena for a couple of months.

 

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