Date & Time: Oct 18, 1934
Type of aircraft:
Fokker F7
Operator:
Registration:
F-3
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Country:
Belgium
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a night training mission in the region of Beverlo, Limburg. En route, pilot encountered poor visibility due to foggy conditions. While making a turn at low altitude, probably to establish a visual contact with the ground, left wing hit the ground and the aircraft cartwheeled before coming to rest on its nose in a field. All eight occupants were injured. Unfortunately, the pilot, Adjutant Joseph Massaer, died from his injuries a day later at 2300LT.
Crew:
Joseph Massaer, pilot,
Joseph Lang, copilot.
Passengers:
Captain Gobert,
Mr. Roël,
Sub-Lieutenant Poppe,
Sergeant Alexandre en Moreau,
Corporal Kinet,
Lieutenant Schliegel (Swiss Air Force).