Date & Time: Oct 19, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Brussels - Antwerp
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The airplane departed Brussels-Haren Airport on a taxi flight to Antwerp, carrying 10 passengers and two crew members on behalf of the Touring Club de Belgique. While approaching Antwerp, the left engine caught fire. The crew reduced his altitude and made an emergency landing in an open field located in Edegem, about 4 km south of Antwerp Airport. The aircraft came to rest, bursting into flames. All 12 occupants evacuated safely and the aircraft was destroyed by fire.
The left engine caught fire in flight.