On September 24, 1997, about 1605 universal coordinated time, a Bellanca 17-30A, N28158, operated by Schuybroek Aviation Inc., of Dover, Delaware, was destroyed when it struck terrain in the vicinity of Wichelen, Belgium. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured. Weather conditions and type of flight plan were unknown.

According to the initial notification from the Belgian Civil Aviation Administration, the airplane had departed Antwerp, Belgium, on a local flight and impacted flat grass land. The airplane was destroyed by the impact and a fire.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Belgium. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Civil Aviation Administration Brussels, Belgium

This report is for informational purposes only, and contains only information released by the Government of Belgium.

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