ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161542
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:19-OCT-2013
Time:15:45 LT
Type:Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter
Owner/operator:Paraclub Namur
Registration: OO-NAC
C/n / msn: 710
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fernelmont -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Parachuting
Departure airport:Namur-Suarlée Airport (EBNM)
Destination airport:Namur-Suarlée Airport (EBNM)
Narrative:
A Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter carrying 10 skydivers and a pilot, impacted terrain some ten minutes after takeoff from Namur-Suarlée Airport, Belgium. All aboard were killed.
The airplane had been rebuilt in 2002 by Pilatus Flugzeugwerke following a take-off accident at Moorsele (EBMO) on March, 12th 2000. The airplane was registered OO-FWJ and became OO-NAC when it returned in 2003.

On April 3, 2014, the first results of the official investigation were released. It appeared that the pilot executed a barrel roll at 5100 feet. While in inverted flight the wings couldn't support the weight of the eleven occupants. One of the wings apparently broke off, causing the pilot to lose control. The PC-6 impacted terrain 23 seconds later.

Sources:
http://nl.metrotime.be/2014/04/03/news/vliegtuigcrash-gelbressee-crash-te-wijten-aan-acrobatisch-manoeuvre-van-piloot/

http://nieuws.vtm.be/binnenland/64718-vliegtuig-stort-neer-bij-namen-11-doden
http://www.deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/News/131019_plane
http://www.rp-online.de/panorama/ausland/elf-tote-bei-absturz-eines-kleinflugzeugs-1.3757918
http://www.rhein-zeitung.de/nachrichten/deutschland-und-welt_artikel,-Elf-Tote-bei-Flugzeugabsturz-in-Belgien-_arid,1054935.html
http://www.focus.de/panorama/welt/kleinflugzeug-mit-fallschirmspringern-verunglueckt-maschine-verliert-fluegel-elf-menschen-sterben-bei-flugzeugabsturz-in-belgien_aid_1134204.html

Previous accident: http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=27006



Pilatus PC-6 OO-NAC during takeoff from Namur Airport (EBNM), 8 May 2010; (c) H.Ranter


Photo taken by Vaclav Kudela at Namur/Suarlée on 15.09.2007

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2013 16:15 Vaclav Kudela Added
19-Oct-2013 16:57 sundevil Updated [Registration, Operator, Narrative]
19-Oct-2013 17:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
19-Oct-2013 17:14 harro Updated [Phase, Narrative]
19-Oct-2013 17:32 EHBG Updated [Narrative]
19-Oct-2013 17:35 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2013 18:26 81.243.164.224 Updated [Location]
19-Oct-2013 20:05 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
19-Oct-2013 20:08 Aegean_Pahfinder Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
19-Oct-2013 20:09 harro Updated [Operator, Location]
20-Oct-2013 06:46 collaed Updated [Narrative]
20-Oct-2013 09:31 Vaclav Kudela Updated [, ]
20-Oct-2013 17:37 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time]
23-Oct-2013 17:57 80.201.161.138 Updated [Narrative]
03-Apr-2014 16:45 jakke Updated [Narrative]
03-Apr-2014 16:46 harro Updated [Narrative]
03-Apr-2014 17:13 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
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