SE-BDY

Douglas DC 6B
SE-BDY
c/n 43559

Delivered to ARAMCO as N 708A July 17 1952. Sold to Transair Sweden as SE-BDY and named "Albertina" August 1 1961. From the same date the aircraft was leased by the United Nations for operations in Congo. The aircraft was delivered directly from USA to Congo and never landed at the company´s home base at Malmö, Sweden. The aircraft crashed september 18 1961 on approach to Ndola Airport in former Northern Rhodesia with UN Secretary General Dag Hammarsköld on board. The picture shows the aircraft in Aramco markings and is taken in Beiruth July 10 1956 by Peter R. Keeting.