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OO-EEL

 

Beagle 206C Basset Srs.1 (8/B.026)

 

 
Date: 07/1973

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand Beagle Basset was registered on June 15 1973 to Velbo NV based at Ostend airport. Here seen at its home base in a livery without titles, the colors were inhereted from its previous operator Shackleton Aviation which used it as 'The Steam Chicken Line'. Shortly after this shot was made it received the color scheme of Velbo.

Date: 27/08/1977

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in 1976 it went to Merlin Air Trade, also based at Ostend and here seen such in their livery without titles.

Date: 06/1981

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on April 18 1980 it was cancelled from the register and a month later, on May 23, registered in the States as "N3763X" but remained laid up at Ostend airport as seen in this picture and still painted as "OO-EEL". It was broken up at Ostend airport in 1983 with the American registration being cancelled on November 12 2012.

 

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