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Enstrom F-28A (330)

 

 
Date: 08/1982

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Frans Dechaene

Description: this American designed helicopter was registered to Abelag Aviation on September 21 1976 and was the fifth Enstrom F-28A for which Abelag became the dealer in Belgium, ultimate eight units came in the Belgian register. Here this particular heli is seen without titles taking off at its home base. On April 4 1984 it crashed at Brussels Airport near rwy 25L when a rotor broke off after encountering vibration and killing both occupants on board. A crash report (in French) can be found here. It was cancelled from the register on January 23 1985.

 

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