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Douglas DC-6A(C) (44420)


Date: ca. 1955

Location: BRU/EBBR (Melsbroek)

Photo: collection Radoje Jelic

Description: delivered at Brussels on May 29 1954, the 14th DC-6 of Sabena is seen parked at Melsbroek and did wear all its Sabena life the same livery. On the left an unidentified Sikorsky S-55 of Sabena and in the far back on the right side the 'big' Hangar 3, a maintenance hangar of Sabena which was finished in November 1953.

Date: 1956

Location: BRU/EBBR (Melsbroek)

Photo: Sabena via collection Skystef

Description: seen with in the tail the registration above the crest being part of a test painting conducted in 1956.

Date: 09/05/1975

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: from 1960 onwards in the Belgian Air Force livery, it soldiered on for them till December 4 1975.


Belgian register