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Beech SNB-5 Navigator * Retired *
Six aircraft delivered under MDAP 19 to 20 August 1953 from US Navy. Serialled 21-41 to 21-46 (later 080 to 085). Type also designated TC-45J. Used by 5 Sqn for navigation training and transport. Last example withdrawn 28 February 1974 and sold in the USA.
One Beech AT-7 - USAF equivalent of SNB-5 - serial G-7 (43-33336) ex-KLU was used as an instructional airframe at de Kooij, May 1957 to 1971+.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
21-41 MD21 134692 19 Aug 1953 later 080, accident, scrapped 27 Apr 1967
21-42 MD22 134693 20 Aug 1953 later 081, returned 28 Feb 1974
21-43 MD23 134694 20 Aug 1953 later 082, returned 5 Feb 1973
21-44 MD24 134695 19 Aug 1953 later 083, returned 28 Feb 1974
21-45 MD25 134696 19 Aug 1953 later 084, returned 11 Feb 1974
21-46 MD26 134697 19 Aug 1953 later 085, returned 25 Feb 1974

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2007/08 (Mach III Plus)
  • 70 Jaar Marineluchtvaartdienst by N. Geldhof (1987)


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