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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47932
Last updated: 24 August 2019
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Date:29-AUG-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk.4
Owner/operator:7 Sqn Belgian AF
Registration: ID-15
C/n / msn: AF/HCF/8
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ettelgem -   Belgium
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chièvres AB, Belgium
Destination airport:Chièvres AB, Belgium
Narrative:
25/08/56: Written off - Crash at Ettelgem after engine problems after an aerobatics flight. The engine started to lose power during the return flight, and the pilot attempted two restarts, but without succes.

He decided to make an emergency landing in field, where a few cows were killed. The aircraft broke up in 4 parts, but the pilot escaped from the wreckage with only a broken ankle. Pilot was Lt.Kol.vl. Mullenders (Commanding Officer, 7 Squadron)
25/08/56: Struck off charge (total time on airframe: 032:45 hrs)
01/09/56: to ARS/Evere for spares recovery
01/11/56: parts of fuselage and engine to Technical School, Saffraanberg for use as instructional material

Sources:

http://belmilac.wetpaint.com/page/Part+1%3A+ID1+-+ID25


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
03-Dec-2011 23:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2012 08:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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