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Douglas DC-6B (43063)


Date: 1953

Location: BRU/EBBR (Melsbroek)

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: ex OO-AWB of Sabena is seen wearing the second and airframes final color scheme. It was operational for the airline from 1947 onwards until crashing on Mount Terminillo (Italy) on February 13 1955 killing all 29 pax & crew onboard. In the back of this picture the construction of Sabena's 'big' hangar 3 which was finished in November 1953.


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