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Douglas C-49K-DO (6339)


Date: 12/1945

Location: YCV/CYCV

Photo: collection Radoje Jelic

Description: this ex USAAF airframe for Sabena was converted by Canadair Ltd to civil status, here seen in Canada just after its conversion and already wearing the Belgian regi and also a military roundel.  

Date: -

Location: FKI/FZIA (Stanleyville)

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it arrived at Brussels (Haren) on December 30 1945, entered officially the Belgian register on February 7 1946 when transferred to Sabena Congo. Here seen such in the Congo in the first livery of Sabena. It came back to Sabena in Belgium on April 24 1961 but a year later; on January 28; it went again to Air Congo being cancelled to them on August 2 1963.


Belgian register