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Douglas DC-6B (44695)

 

 
Date: -

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the 16th and final DC-6 airframe of SABENA is seen wearing its second and final color scheme. It was delivered at Brussels on May 20 1955 serving the carrier till 1969, but several times leased to Aviaco as "EC-ASS". 

Date: 11/1969

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on October 29 1969, it was sold to Jean-Claude Bergey and to be used on the Biafran airlift. Here captured in basic Sabena colors with only baptize name "Apollo" on its nose and reregistered "TR-LOX".

Date: 16/08/1971

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: after the airlift it returned to Brussels where it was for a while impounded. Depicted in a darker "war" c/s but still the basic Sabena colors are recognizable. 

 

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