Date & Time: Jan 26, 1937 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Sabca S.73
Operator:
Registration:
OO-AGR
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Elizabethville – Gao – Colomb-Béchar – Oran – Brussels
MSN:
2
YOM:
1936
Location:
Oran
Oran
Country:
Algeria
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
8
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
On approach to Oran Airport, while flying at a height of some 2,500 feet, the three engine aircraft went out of control and crashed some 10 km short of runway. All 12 occupants were killed.
Crew:
Marcel Liedts, pilot,
Auguste Closset, copilot,
Roger Maerschalk, radio operator,
René Verfaillie, engineer.