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Aero Commander 680V (680V-1720-91)


Date: 04/1973

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand Aero Commander was on January 10 1973 registered to Sotramat which stood for Société de Transports Aériens Maritimes et Terrestres being established on May 7 1958 and based at Brussels Airport & Antwerp airport. Here seen such at one of its home bases in a livery without titles inhereted from its previous American owner and this all against a dramatic background. On December 18 1978 it merged with Hessenatie-Neptunus to form Hessenatie-Sotramat Aviation, but shortly afterwards on December 29 it was damaged at Ostend airport and left the fleet. After repairs it was half a year later on June 12 1979 cancelled from the register migrating afterwards again to the States as "N8042M".


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