Helicopter Sikorsky S-58C Serial 58-333 Register B10 D-HAUE OO-SHH used by Force Aérienne Belge (Belgian Air Force) Meravo Luftreederei GmbH (Meravo Air Shipping Company Ltd) SABENA (Societe Anonyme Belge d Exploitation de la Navigation Aerienne). Built 1956. Aircraft history
Sikorsky S-58C, c/n58-333, ff? del to Sabena NV at the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. Plant, Bridgeport, CT, 08Aug56 del by French aircraft carrier "Dixmude" at Algiers, ferried Algiers-Oran-Alicante-Barcelona-Perpignan-Tours-Paris-Brussel (Capt. G.Tremerie), 14Sep56 arrived at Brussel-Groendreef, 04Oct56 registered OO-SHH (CofR 1092) Sabena NV, Brussels, 08Oct56 inaugural service to Paris-Issy (Capt. L.Blondiau), 03Mar57 modification work carried out by Sabena for sale to the Belgian Air Force, Dec62 cancelled from the Belgian Civil Register, 08May63
taken on charge Belbian Air Force, Heli Flight, Koksijde (Flight SRT - Short Range Transport) as B10/OT-ZKJ, 080563 ferried to Koksijde, 27Aug63 noted at Melsbroek Air Show, 28Jun64 during a flight for the RTB (television) the aircraft hits a power line above the village of Yvoir, the aircraft can land in a field without further problems, 26Sep65 xfer Helicopter Squadron, Koksijde, Apr71 xfer 40 Sqn, Koksijde, 1974 last flight in Belgian Air Force service (tt 11247:57 hrs), 02May76 prepared for long term storage at Koksijde, 23Aug76 ferried from Koksijde to Oedheim, Germany, 31Jan78
ferried from Koksijde to Oedheim, Germany, 31Jan78 registered D-HAUE, Meravo Luftreederei Fluggesellschaft mbh - Oedheim, Germany, 31Aug78 last noted operational, 27Apr84 CofA expired and soc, Sep85 still noted at Meravo, used as spares source for airworthy B15/D-HAUG, 11Dec97.