Welcome to the magic of aviation

Science, Freedom, Beauty, Adventure... aviation offers it all 

Charles Lindberg

This site is all about aviation. If there are things you would like to know, just drop me a line and I'll try to come up with an answer.

On February 15, 1961 - 50 years ago - a Sabena Boeing 707-329 crashed on final approach for runway 20 at Brussels National airport. The machine, with registration OO-SJB, came from New York Idlewild as SN548 and carried 61 passengers and 11 crew. All on board died in a field in Berg, a small town near the airport.

On board was the entire US Figure Skating team enroute for the world championships in Prague.

The book (96 pages) is in Dutch and contains more than 200 pictures. The entire book is completely in colour. I combined original crash reports and newspaper clippings with witness reports.

The website has been continuously online since 2005, which is in itself quite a feat. I have always seen it as a reference database, not only for me, but for the entire collectors community. If you want to support this project (hosting, redevelopment, ...) please consider donating a small amount as a token of your appreciation. Thank you very much!

2005-2023 All pictures by Kevin Cleynhens unless stated otherwise

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