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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 registered to Abelag Aviation on March 3 1972, 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 Les Fossés - Léglise (Belgium) without casualties of the two on board. It was cancelled from the register on November 5 1979.


Belgian register