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Piper PA.23-160 Apache (23-1883)


Date: 06/1981

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand Piper Apache came after a 15 year career in Za´re on July 13 1976 in the Belgian register for Merlin Air Trade based at Ostend airport. Here seen such when already out of service and in a livery without titles, the design of its painting inhereted from its previous operator but with the blue colors turned into green colors. From 1979 onwards it was seen laid up at Ostend without engines, on June 30 1981 being cancelled from the register and broken up around that time.


Belgian register