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Busy Bee Friendship 200 LN-AKA at ENFB/FBU 12-04-1986 | by Ole Johan Beck
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Busy Bee Friendship 200 LN-AKA at ENFB/FBU 12-04-1986

Fokker F.27-200 Friendship cn: 10670

built 1984 as a F.27-200MAR registered PH-FSY and showed at the Farnborough Air Show in september 1984 marked as a Maritime Enforcer, and also shown at the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget in June 1985. cvtd to civil F-27-200 september 1985.

 

LN-AKA Busy Bee of Norway 11-03-1986 as the first of 4 New F.27-200s that spring.

This aircraft introduced the revised BS livery with a slimmer cheatline on the windowline to correspond with the smaller windows on the Fokker 50s on order. Busy Bee titles became yeloow instead of black, and the Bee on the tail got black stripes instead of brown.

 

Leased to NLM in BS colours 1990. Stored at Norwich after the collapse of Busy Bee in December 1992.

cvtd to freighter and became

VT-SSA with Elbee Airlines 22-09-1995

Crashed into the sea off the coast of India 03-07-1997, killing 2 crew.

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Taken on April 12, 1986