Here he is seen before flying to BRU in order to sign the treaty on the European Economic Area - the photo was taken in April 1992. (Ironically, the later non-membership, decided in a popular vote, was a factor in the demise of SR, which put her at a disadvantage compared to LH, AF and the other European airlines).
(By the way, the EWR on the airplane is the German abbreviation for the EEA.)
Now... what is this hole for?
Here's another picture from this Saab 340:
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