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 Sikorsky S.58C (58-363)


Date: 1957

Location: Heliport Liège

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh Sikorsky was on November 26 1956 registered to Sabena and arrived at Brussels Airport (Melsbroek) a few weeks earlier, namely on November 7. Here seen in their full outfit on a pax schedule from Liège heliport. In its career it had three accidents whereby on the first two occasions it was afterwards repaired. Here a report (in French) can be found of the second accident which did occur on July 4 1958 at Glabbeek (Belgium). During a test flight from Evere on May 5 1961 it was definite damaged beyond repair but luckely without casualties of the two strong crew and it was cancelled from the register on June 22 of the same year.


Belgian register