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Reims/Cessna F.172N Skyhawk II (F172-01835)


Date: 03/1980

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh Cessna (build by Reims) was on July 20 1979 registered to Abelag Aviation, established in 1964 and basing this airframe at Brussels Airport, here seen such when on a visit to Antwerp airport in a livery without titles. On August 28 1980 it had a fatal end at St-Hubert airfield when it lost lift during a sharp turn on its landing phase killing all four on board. A crash report (in French) can be found here. It was cancelled from the register on September 3 1980.


Belgian register