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Airbus Industrie A340-211 (22)


Date: 26/05/1996

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: this A340 of Sabena arrived at Brussels on March 30 1996 after spending the previous three years with Air France. The first three months it retained its French registration "F-GNIC", awaiting acceptance by the Belgian CAA.

Date: 10/05/1998

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on June 27 1996, it was written into the Belgian register. It is decorated with the 75th anniversary logo + "Flying together with Swissair" titles.

Date: 08/2001

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on March 8 2000, the airframe was withdrawn from use at Brussels, but again reactivated by March 22 2001. It carried non standard colors without the billboard titles. During August of the same year, it was parked again and was never to be flown by Sabena as the flag carrier went bankrupt on November 7 2001.


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