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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161542
Last updated: 5 May 2016
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Time:15:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC6T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
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
Departure airport:Namur-Suarlée Airport (EBNM)
Destination airport:Namur-Suarlée Airport (EBNM)
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 pilot likely executed a barrel roll at 5100 feet. This manoeuvre caused negative g-loads on the airframe for which the airctaft was not designed. One of the wings apparently broke off, causing the pilot to lose control. The PC-6 impacted terrain 23 seconds later.

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.


Previous accident:

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:

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 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 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]
18-Sep-2015 18:01 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
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