SkyStef's aviation page


home  |  e-mail    



Douglas C-54B-15-DO (18384)

Date: 08/1964

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Christian Ueten

Description: third C-54 of BIAS, wearing no titles on a maintenance visit at Brussels, it was registered on June 1 1962.

Date: 11/1964

Location: -/FZIA

Photo: collection Christian Ueten

Description: when chartered to the government of Kinshasa evacuating refugees and military staff, it was lost at Stanleyville on November 29 1964. On take-off it hit some fuel barrels left on the runway, consequently its nosewheel collapsed, veered of the runway and caught fire. Seven out of 15 occupants were killed, of which the entire three strong Belgian crew.


Belgian register