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Bell 47G-2 (2225)


Date: 1974

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this vintage 1958 build American Bell helicopter was on March 22 1972 registered to Abelag Aviation, established in 1964, here depicted in the first livery (of two) during one three visits to Antwerp airport in 1974. It's life came abruptly to an end when it crashed after a defect on the main rotor blade tailskid on August 2 1979 in l' Eglise les FossÚs (Belgium) without casualties of the two on board. It was cancelled from the register on November 5 1979.


Belgian register