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Douglas C-47A-80-DL Skytrain  (19536)


Date: 1965

Location: -

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen operated by Linair wearing the old (but final) basic colors of Sabena. This airframe was delivered to Sabena on April 16 1947 as OO-CBT, re-registered on August 19 of the same year to "OO-UBT" and transferred to Sabena Congo between December 8 1948 and December 14 1959. It was operated by Linair from January  8 1960 onwards till July 1 1965 when Sabena withdrew from these kind of operations in Libya. After been in storage for a while it was on November 17 1967 sold to BIAS continuing operating for Linair. 

Date: 1973

Location: KJK/EBKT

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it returned to Brussels on October 20 1972 for storage and migrated to Kortrijk on March 31 1973 (such depicted).

Date: 03/1974

Location: KJK/EBKT

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it was sold to the States as "N94468" on November 11 1973 but leaving Belgian soil much later, namely on January 27 1976, here seen in between with no visual markings except for the Belgian regi on the underside of the wing.


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