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OO-CTK

 

Douglas DC-6B (43831)

 

 
Date: -

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the tenth DC-6 of Sabena is seen wearing the first color scheme (of two) and was such delivered at Brussels on May 5 1953.

Date: 1956

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: first livery but with test tail motive.

Date: 1967

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: wearing the second and final colors of Sabena.

Date: 1962

Location: NBO/HKJK

Photo: collection Christian Ueten

Description: between October 1961 and February 1962, it was briefly leased to "Air Congo" in basic final Sabena colors.

Date: 08/1970

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: sold to Transpommair on February 27 1970 and wearing their full livery. 

Date: 04/1971

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: wearing additional stickers on the aft fuselage, presumable cigarettes with description "Transport Pommé Staden". 

Date: 1972

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: changed corporate identity to Pomair with new colors adopted on May 3 1971.

Date: 01/1971

Location: SZG/LOWG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen on a winter charter.

Date: 1972

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: taxiing out of Antwerp on another charter flight.

Date: 03/10/1972

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on October 3 1972, it appeared with "Mirograd Air" titles and fake registration "OO-OTK" for an advertising sequence.

Date: 08/1973

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: as Pomair and DAT had the same major shareholder "CMB", which demanded a fleet harmony, the piston aircraft had to migrate to Delta Air Transport which did occur on June 4 1973 being the sixth DC-6 airframe operated by DAT. It was not intended to be kept by them and the livery remained unchanged with only "Delta Air Transport" titles added. Here seen such on a IT charter flight from Brussels.

Date: 14/10/1973

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: its final flight was made on October 7 1973 and was offered for sale, here seen resting on the apron waiting its fate.

Date: 28/12/1973

Location: MAD/LEMD

Photo: Eddy Campers via collection Skystef

Description: on November 12 1973 it was sold to "Lloyd Culbertson" as "N94491" and to be leased to "Aerocosta". Here pictured in Madrid during its ferry flight from Antwerp to Bogota which took two days and was still seen wearing the same livery.  

Date: 1974

Location: BOG/SKBO

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: here pictured in Bogota being prepared for the Colombian carrier, still wearing the livery of Pomair with "Delta Air Transport" titles.  

 

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