Date & Time: Oct 19, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Sabca W.8
Operator:
Registration:
OO-AHK
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
2
YOM:
1924
Country:
Belgium
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Antwerp-Deurne Airport, while climbing, crew encountered engine problems and attempted to make an emergency landing in an open field located in Edegem, south of Antwerp. While all 12 occupants were unhurt, aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.