Airplane Crash - Jeuk, Belgium 08/20/1965

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Jeuk, Belgium


Date08/20/1965
Time13:08
LocationJeuk, Belgium
OperatorLOT Polish Airlines
RouteLille - Wroclaw
TypeVickers 804 Viscount
RegistrationSP-LVA
Cn/In249
Aboard4
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryAfter making a request to change course to avoid heavy weather the positioning flight suddenly descended and crashed. The overall atmosphericonditions in the vicinity of Jeuk and the circumstances of the accident were such that it was assumed that the pilot lost control of the aircraft when entering a cumulonimbus cloud.

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