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OO-TEL

 

B737-2M8 (21736)

 

Date: 13/03/1979

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this B737 factory fresh airframe of TEA was delivered at Brussels on March 1 1979 and baptized "Antwerpen" and here such depicted on a training visit at Ostend.

 
Date: 10/1987

Location: NUE/EDDN

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: by 1980 it was renamed "Ilana" (one of the owner's children) and in 1986 "Benjamin" (also one of the owners children and such depicted). It was operational for the carrier till February 13 1989 having a TT of 23620 hrs.

 
Date: 03/1981

Location: ZRH/LSZH

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: leased to El Al between October 1 1980 and June 30 1982 in this hybrid livery and reregistered "4X-ABL", baptized "Ilana".

 
Date: 13/02/1982

Location: GVA/LSGG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in 1981 noted with titles reflecting EL AL extension flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat originating in Europe from fall of that year onwards.

 
Date: 05/1983

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: leased to Kabo Air between August 1982 and May 1983 in this hybrid livery.

 
Date: 11/1983

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Guy Viselé via collection Skystef

Description: in November noted in full Rotterdam Airlines colors still as "OO-TEL" with above the wings also small "TEA" titles and baptized "Delfshaven".

Date: 03/1984

Location: RTM/EHRD

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on November 28 1983 it was reregistered to the Dutch carrier as "PH-RAL" on which lasted till their collapse in March 1984.

 
Date: 03/1984

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: when returned to TEA, it remained for two weeks operational in this hybrid color scheme.

 
Date: 07/1988

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in TEA's ultimate livery adopted in 1988.

 
Date: 07/1989

Location: EMA/EGNX

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: from March 1989 onwards transferred to TEA UK in the same livery and reregistered "G-BTEB".

 

 

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