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Douglas C-47A-1-DK Skytrain (11979)

 

 
Date: 30/10/1961

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Christian Ueten

Description: this airframe of Sabena was delivered on September 1 1961 to Linair for internal Libyan services. Here captured in basic Sabena colors without titles on a maintenance visit shortly after delivery to Linair, it never carried "Sabena" titles.

Date: 29/09/1965

Location: TIP/HLLT

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen stored at Tripoli with "Linair" titles. On July 1 1965 Sabena ended it's link with Libya and the operational side was taken over by another Belgian company BIAS who continued under the Linair brand.

Date: 03/1969

Location: Great Sand Sea (Libya)

Photo: collection Christian Ueten

Description: this airframe came down and was damaged beyond repair on a belly landing in Great Sand Sea (Libya) on March 28 1969 without casualties among the 17 occupants.

Date: -

Location: Great Sand Sea (Libya)

Photo: Ali Mohmad

Description: it was most presumable rediscovered and seen derelict, half covered by sand on July 16 2007, here an image of the same author which saw it but this time with an unknown date.

 

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