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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228549
Last updated: 29 September 2019
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Date:27-AUG-2019
Time:16:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic RALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Morane-Saulnier MS.893A Commodore 180
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OO-VON
C/n / msn: 12030
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (KJK/EBKT) -   Belgium
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (KJK/EBKT)
Destination airport:Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (KJK/EBKT)
Narrative:
A Morane-Saulnier MS.893A Commodore 180 crashed next to the runway when it tried to pick up a banner.
The pilot (34) died in the crash.

There was no fire despite a fuel leak.

Sources:

https://www.hln.be/in-de-buurt/wevelgem/sportvliegtuigje-neergestort-op-luchthaven-wevelgem-piloot-overleden~a5f80835/
https://www.vrt.be/vrtnws/en/2019/08/28/pilot-killed-in-wevelgem-air-crash/
https://www.aviation24.be/airports/kortrijk-wevelgem-kjk/apilot-doesnt-survive-light-sports-aircraft-crash/
https://www.vrt.be/vrtnws/nl/2019/08/27/sportvliegtuig-gecrasht-in-wevelgem-piloot-komt-om-het-leven.app/
https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20190827_04577317
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https://www.planespotters.net/photo/914856/oo-von-propeller-socate-ms-893a-rallye-commodore-180 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Aug-2019 15:36 gerard57 Added
27-Aug-2019 16:04 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2019 16:05 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source]
27-Aug-2019 17:47 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Aug-2019 23:22 RobertMB Updated [Source, Embed code]

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