De Havilland DH114 Heron 2

One aircraft was bought for use by the Gouverneur Général du Congo Belge.
The aircraft is also erroneous quoted as being ex G-ANPV. Although this registration was reserved for c/n 14055, it was not taken up as the aircraft had been sold while still under construction. G-ANPV was later (re)allocated to c/n 14098.

OT‑CGG c/n 14055

  • 120554 Bought for the Gouverneur Général du Congo Belge (CGG)
  • 250554 Delivered to the Force Publique
  • 000055 Used by King Boudewijn during his visit to the Belgian Congo, from 19 May to 9June
  • 000060 To be transferred to the Congolese Government as 90-CGG
  • 110760 Noted in Belgian colours as OT-CFZ
  • 000760 Captured by Katangese rebels
  • 020960 To AVIKAT (Aviation Militaire Katangaise) as KAT‑01 and used by Premier Moise Tshombe
  • 000861 Impressed by the UN-forces at Luano (Congo)
  • 260862 To État du Katanga as KA-THA
De Havilland  DH114 Heron 2 - Belgian Military Aircraft
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De Havilland  DH114 Heron 2 - Belgian Military Aircraft
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