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Boeing 737-229C Advanced (20914)


Date: 09/1977

Location: RTM/EHRD

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this B737 airframe for Sabena was delivered at Brussels on March 7 1975 and went operational nine days later. One of five convertible 737 airframes of Sabena, the forward cargo door is clearly visible in this shot of the left hand side of the aircraft.

Date: 05/04/1978

Location: CRL/EBCI

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: during touch & go procedure of a training flight on April 4 1978, the airframe encountered a bird strike, aborted its takeoff, skidded off the runway and burned out. No casualties among the three crew. Here the scenery was captured one day later and a report (in French) of this accident can be found here.


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