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Let’s get 10K Facebook likes by the end of the week!

We are approaching 10,000 page likes on Facebook, and we like all 10,000 of you too!! Now ... let's go for 25,000 ✈️✈️✈️

Written off Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk G-BTJJ lives on at Pairi Daiza zoo

On 29 May 1996 this Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk was written off after the pilot rotated too early on take off from runway 22 at Mid-Wales...

Do you remember? 11 years ago a fire destroyed Sabena Technics Hangar 40

Just past midnight, 5 May 2006: a fire broke out in the Sabena Technics Hangar 40.Fire services from around the airport rescued to the...

50 years ago, the Boeing 737 made its maiden flight

On 9 april 1967, the first of six Boeing 737-100 prototypes took off for the very first time, piloted by Boeing test pilots Brian...

“Spotters staan erom bekend om rond te kijken naar iets speciaals” / La Police fédérale fait appel à des “spotters”

Federal police has asked the help of plane spotters to ensure the safety around the premises of Brussels Airport. Police believe they could play...

sn26567 reaches an astonishing record with 30,000 forum messages!

2 years ago (5th of January 2015) we proudly announced the incredible milestone on luchtzak.be: André Orban, alias sn26567 posted a total of 25,000 messages...

Next week Brussels Airlines will celebrate its 15th anniversary, luchtzak.be takes you back in time

(SN) Brussels Airlines was founded 15 years ago, when a group of Belgian investors (companies, financial institutions and regional investment companies, as well as...

Luchtzak is vandaag op Blokken geweest!!

Luchtzak.be is vandaag op Blokken geweest, een beetje extra reclame is altijd welkom. Maar volgende keer wel de .be erbij zetten ;-)

8 years ago a US Airways A320 ditched into the Hudson

Yesterday it has been 8 years that a US Airways Airbus A320 ditched into the Hudson river. It is still described as the "Miracle...

Luchtzak.be yearly forum topics – how to subscribe

Did you know that in our luchtzak.be-forums you can follow a series of yearly returning forum topics? For 2017 we highlighted these 5 topics:Diversions from...

Most popular forum topics for 2016

Let's start with our popular trio of sticky topics, returning every year:Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2016 (read 74,000+ times) Trivia 2016 (miscellaneous news) (read 61,000+...

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Cargo B Airlines Boeing 747 (OO-CBA) tailstrike on takeoff

On 27/10/2008 a Cargo B Airlines Boeing 747 (OO-CBA) performed flight BB3101 from Brussels to Sao Paulo via Dakar, during takeoff from Brussels Airport...

Do you remember? Kalitta Air Boeing 747 overruns runway at Brussels Airport

25th of May 2008: Kalitta Flight 207 was a cargo flight from New York-JFK to Bahrain (BAH) with a technical stop at Brussels (BRU)....

Happy 15th birthday www.luchtzak.be ;-)

This morning when I woke up I realised that it has been 15 years since I created www.luchtzak.be, we are getting old ;-) I still...

André Orban celebrating his 73rd birthday

André Orban alias sn26567, THE luchtzak.be number one daily aviation news provider and aviation enthusiast to its full extent is celebrating his 73rd birthday...

Do you remember? Exactly 15 years ago Sabena was declared bankrupt

That was fifteen years ago, on November 7, 2001. Sabena was declared bankrupt. Flight SN690, an Airbus A340-311 registered OO-SCZ coming from Cotonou and...

UEFA Champions League matchday 4, how many air miles referees collect ?

This week I was watching the UEFA Champions League football games, in particular the Manchester City game against Barcelona, won by Kevin De Bruyne...

Who remembers this ? 2003 missile attack of a DHL A300 in Baghdad, Iraq

On 22 November 2003, shortly after takeoff from Baghdad, Iraq, an Airbus A300B4-200F cargo plane registered OO-DLL and owned by European Air Transport (doing...

Who remembers this ? Sabena A330 ground collision with Sobelair 737

On the 1st September 1998, a Sabena Airbus A330-301 was being towed from a gate to a maintenance facility at Brussels Airport when the...