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Reims/Cessna F.172N (F172-01670)


Date: 02/1978

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh Cessna (build by Reims) was on February 1 1978 registered to Abelag Aviation, established in 1964 and basing this airframe at Grimbergen airfield, here seen such in a livery without titles. It stayed only a couple of months with Abelag as it was on April 25 re-registered as "OO-OPA" for Opus 5 nv. In July 1980 it migrated to a private owner (K. Van Den Broeck) basing the airframe at Zoersel airfield and on July 29 1986 it was sold to West Aviation Club, Koksijde Air Base. On September 18 2006 it was cancelled from the register migrating afterwards to Macedonia as "Z3-DCV" for flight school 'Skopje Air' where two years later it crashed with four fatalities.


Belgian register