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Pilatus PC-6/B1-H2 Turbo-Porter (645)


Date: 08/1973

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: Aero Survey was a company that carried out flights for remote sensing purpose. This airframe arrived at Antwerp airport with Swiss registration "HB-FCX" where it was such seen with "Aero Survey" titles and a Swiss flag in the tail on June 20 1971. It came in the Belgian register on February 21 1972, here depicted at its home base one year later with their own tail motive. On January 5 1977 it left again as "HB-FCX" for Zimex where four years later on March 9 1981 it tragically crashed in Libya killing both occupants.


Belgian register