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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 based at Ostend airport. Here seen at its home base in a livery without titles, the colors were a remnant when with Shackleton Aviation as 'The Steam Chicken Line'. Shortly afterwards it received the color scheme of Velbo.

Date: 27/08/1977

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in 1986 it went to Merlin Air Trade, also based at Ostend and here seen such in their livery.

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 to the States as "N3763X" but remained laid up at Ostend airport as seen in this picture, still painted as "OO-EEL". The American regi was cancelled on November 12 2012, didn't make a single flight and was broken up at Ostend airport in 1983.

 

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