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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122167
Last updated: 9 May 2019
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Date:06-MAY-2011
Time:11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F172N Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Royal Aero-Para Club de Spa
Registration: OO-CNW
C/n / msn: F17202032
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kortrijk-Wevelgem (KJK/EBKT) -   Belgium
Phase: Standing
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A fire erupted during defuelling of the aircraft. The flames could not be extinghuished and the airplane was pushed away from the hangar of Gill Aviation were the incident occurred.
The fuel reportedly ignited due to static electricity.
The airplane was being defueled in preparation to be weighed.

Sources:

https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/rc39s2lm?postcode=8560
http://focus-wtv.rnews.be/nl/regio/wvl/nieuws/algemeen/sportvliegtuig-uitgebrand-op-luchthaven-wevelgem/article-1195004463557.htm
https://www.airplane-pictures.net/images/uploaded-images/2011-4/14/130537.jpg (photo)


Images:

Photo of OO-CNW courtesy AirHistory.net


Schaffen - Diest (EBDT)
15 August 2009; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-May-2011 04:19 harro Added
08-May-2011 04:47 RobertMB Updated
09-May-2011 10:31 Anon. Updated
09-May-2011 10:35 harro Updated
09-May-2011 15:22 RobertMB Updated
02-Jun-2011 10:49 TB Updated

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