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Dornier Do 28D-1 Skyservant (4023)


Date: 06/1981

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand Dornier was registered on March 25 1980 to Walphot (Société Wallonne de Photogrammétrie) for remote sensing purpose. Here it's seen in the only livery without titles when with the company which was the livery of previous operator Aerokort (of Denmark), which on its turn being a remnant of another previous operator Flashband Flight (of Holland). In March 1987 it migrated to Eurosense and on May 4 1989 it was damaged beyond repair on an emergency landing in a field at Kampenhout (Belgium) without casualties, 14 years later officially being cancelled from the register, namely on December 18 2003. Meanwhile the airframe was donated to the Brussels Air Museum but was for a while used as instructional airframe at V.T.O. (in Ostend). From 2007 onwards it was stored at the military depot of Vissenaken (Belgium) being part of the Brussels Air Museum.


Belgian register