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Hughes 269B (35-0176)


Date: 1966

Location: -/EBBE

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh helicopter was registered on August 19 1965 to S.A.B.C.A., an abbreviation for Société Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques which was established on December 16 1920 and based at Charleroi airport. Here seen such on an airshow at Beauvechain Air Base in a white livery carrying their titles just behind the doors window (see also upper left inset). On December 8 1969 it was cancelled from the register going the same day to a Dutch private user L.A. Gravemaker and re-registered as "PH-KAH". Two years later on February 15 it had a fatal accident at Schinnen (the Netherlands) but luckely without casualties of the two people on board.


Belgian register