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B747-228F(SCD) (24158)

Date: 08/2007

Location: ORY/LFPO

Photo: Frank Bouniol

Description: first B747 of Cargo B Airlines, an ex Air France airframe, was painted at Orly in their full markings. Here depicted after roll-out with French registration "F-GCBK".

Date: 14/10/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: here seen lining up for runway 20 on its maiden trip to Africa on October 14 2007, it was delivered at Brussels on September 5 2007. On October 27 2008 it was damaged after a tail strike on t/o, afterwards stored awaiting repairs. When on July 1 2009 the carrier ceased operations, fate of this airframe would become the demolition hammer.

Date: 26/09/2009

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: depicted in a slowly 'rotting away' status before the hammer will fall. By January 14 2011 it was indeed completely broken up.


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