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 Saab-Scania SF.340B (163)

 

 
Date: 28/12/1989

Location: BSL/LFSB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: Air Exel first Saab airframe was in the begin leased to Süd-Avia of Germany which had (just like Air Exel) a link with Alphalines of Switserland, here seen with Swedish test registration but already in the colors of Air Exel.

Date: 01/1990

Location: BSL/LFSB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: shortly afterwards seen with Swiss registration, it did not operate a lot for the German carrier and when it went into liquidation in April 1990 it was instead leased to Crossair who lost earlier in February a Saab 340 in an accident.

Date: 12/1990

Location: BSL/LFZB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: from December 28 1990 onwards, it was officially leased to the Belgian carrier still registered as "HB-AHZ", here seen with tiny "STILL" titles right of the entrance door.

Date: 04/11/1990

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: but it was already noted one month earlier for proving flights at Brussels as "HB-AHZ".

Date: 04/1991

Location: LGG/EBLG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on February 4 1991, it entered the Belgian register.

Date: 03/1991

Location: BSL/LFSB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the other side was for a while devoid of titles.

Date: 1991

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: later in 1991, on both sides seen with slightly larger titles, it was operational till the airlines closure on December 17 1991.

Date: 08/1992

Location: PRG/LKPR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: its next operator was Czechoslovak Tatra Air with registration "OK-UGU" and at first it still wore the colors of Air Exel as seen here.

 

Belgian register