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Piper PA.18-135 Super Cub (18-3915)


Date: 70's

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: build in 1954, this second hand Piper (ex USAAF) was registered on December 17 1975 Skyworks which was a company establised on January 1 1970 based at Antwerp airport for bannertowing, here seen such in a livery without titles. On September 9 1979, while enroute making advertisements with a banner overhead Mechelen (Belgium) it encountered fuel starvation and crash landed near a motorway without casualty of the pilot on board but whereby the airframe was damaged beyond repair. A crash report (in Dutch) can be found here. It was on January 11 1980 cancelled from the register.


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