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McDonnell Douglas DC10-30(CF) (47908)


Date: 06/1983

Location: ATH/LGAV

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the third Douglas jet airframe for Sabena was delivered at Brussels on October 28 1975. Here captured in its first livery.

Date: 17/07/1990

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: second (and for Sabena the airframes final) livery which was adopted in the mid eighties.

Date: 18/03/1991

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Frans Dechaene

Description: between January 29 and March 4 1991 it was wet leased to the Royal Air Force to participate in the first Gulf War and carried neutralized colors without titles. 

Date: 13/09/1991

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: after this lease back in normal outfit but without the small "Belgian World Airlines" titles. The airframes last commercial flight for Sabena was carried out on June 13 1992 being cancelled from the register on October 27 of the same year. The same day it became "N322FE" for Fedex and left Brussels for Memphis the next day in their full livery.


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