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 British Aerospace RJ85 (E2273)


Date: 17/07/1999

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: Skystef

Description: the second Avro RJ85 for DAT was delivered at Brussels on December 6 1995 and became operational four days later. Solely operated on behalf of Sabena, it only carried the markings of the flag carrier and is depicted in the first of two color schemes. It did wear additional "Flying together with Swissair" titles.

Date: 05/2001

Location: CDG/LFPG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: second color scheme adopted by August 13 1999.

Date: 06/2006

Location: MUC/EDDM

Photo: Christoffer Witt

Description: transferred to SN Brussels Airlines and depicted in their second (and final) color scheme which was adopted on July 20 2003, with additional Unicef sticker.

Date: 08/10/2006

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: cleared to land on runway 25R with in the back the St-Rombouts toren of Mechelen.

Date: 15/11/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: the airframe went to Brussels Airlines on March 25 2007, was repainted such by September 21 2007. It was temporary stored at Brussels between May 5 2011 - June 5 2011, and again from July 7 2011 onwards.

Date: 11/2011

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: after a test flight on November 4 2011 in neutralized markings, it went to Kemble a month later on December 2, where it was returned to the lessor. Three days later it was cancelled from the Belgian register to "G-CGYR".


Belgian register