3 May 2012

25th April 1971

OV-JBI 61.40n 10w 1047 F090 61n 05.35w 1130 SUM/Sumburgh 1214 58.44n 02.15e 1254 destination 1520, endurance 7 hrs, outside temp' -4C

Royal Danish Air Force 721 Squadron C-54D, N-706

[Photo: on take off at Narssarssuaq, Greenland in April 1972, (N-618 in foreground) © Soendergaard Andersen]

In August 1978 N-706 was sold to STS Enterprises Inc as N4988T and subsequently served with Millardair as C-GRYZ, Interocean Airways as C9-ATF & 3D-ATF and finally with Phoebus Apollo Investments as ZS-PAK. It was finally withdrawn from use and broken up at Rand, South Africa in February 2001.

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