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Douglas DC-4-1009 (43099)


Date: -

Location: somewhere in Belgian Congo

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this airframe is seen wearing the first color scheme of Sabena, it was delivered at Brussels on May 18 1947 and remained operational till February 1960 when cancelled to Lebanon as "OD-ADN". However a few months later, on May 25 1960, it was reregistered OO-ADN to be operated by Sabena in the Belgian Congo. Not for long as on June 15 1961 while on the ground at Elisabethville (now Lubumbashi) it was destroyed by firing on it.


Belgian register