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Robin DR.300/125 Petit Prince (623)


Date: 70's

Location: -/EBGB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh Robin was registered on November 19 1971 to E.M. Deom Aviation based at Grimbergen airfield, here seen such in a livery with small titles above the cheatline (see also upper left inset). After been stored for a while in the hangar at Grimbergen, it went on June 21 1976 to a private owner (G. Verzele) and based its aircraft at Wevelgem airport. Later in the early eighties it went to private user (D. Barthelemy) basing it again at Grimbergen airfield followed by more private owners on April 25 1986 (M. & J.C. Delrue & A. Grossi) also based at Grimbergen airfield. From 1994 onwards it migrated to another handfull of private owners, the last one being A. Tondeur on March 31 2005. However before delivery to its new owner it was air tested by test pilot J-L. Moyaux and crashed just after take-off at Kiewit airfield on May 30 2005 due to engine troubles whereby the pilot was killed. It was cancelled from the register on June 4 2019.


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