In 1956, the Sikorky S.58C was ordered to replace the smaller S.55 on the short range lines between
Belgium and its neighboring countries. Sikorsky S.58C c/n 58.432 OO-SHO is pictured here. The Sabena
helicopter lines were finally abandoned in the mid-sixties, as their operation proved non-economical
compared to short range aircraft.
After being sold to the French "Company Gyrafrique" but before being re-registered F-OBON.
Last updated 04/08/12 08:45 Daniel Brackx