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Boeing 737-229 Advanced (21177)

 

 
Date: 03/1985

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this B737 airframe for Sabena was delivered at Brussels on December 9 1975 and became operational one week later. Here captured in the first of three color schemes.

Date: 17/01/1981

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on January 16 1981 after a flight from Heathrow, it skidded off a wet taxiway into the grass with its nosewheel ending up in the mud. No injuries among crew and pax.

Date: 17/01/1981

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: view of the other side. 

Date: 18/01/1981

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: next day, the airframe was lifted by a crane and later on repaired, damage was minimal. 

Date: 24/04/1991

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: second color scheme adopted mid eighties.

Date: 18/09/1993

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: third (and final) color scheme adopted early nineties.

Date: 09/08/1996

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: here decorated with three stickers: one "Flying together with Swissair", an other one for the Olympic Games of 1996 and the last one of cartoon "Marsipulami".

 

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