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Last updated: 19 January 2022
Datum:zaterdag 2 mei 1959
Tijd:21:12 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Registratie: OE-FDA
Constructienummer: 13332
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mallorca, Alfabia Peak (   Spanje)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA), Spanje
Vliegveld van aankomst:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW), Oostenrijk
The DC-3 was on a return trip to Palma when it took off again for Vienna after 90-minute stopover. The flight reported at 3000 feet and was then instructed to report at FL90 or when leaving the Palma area. Just two minutes later the aircraft struck Alfabia Peak at 3300 feet.
PROBABLE CAUSE: "It was concluded that the aircraft crashed as a result of insufficient altitude while flying at normal climb power."

» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 62-AN/57 (117)


photo of Douglas-C-47A-1-DK-OE-FDA
accident date: 02-05-1959
type: Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
registration: OE-FDA

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Palma de Mallorca Airport en Wien-Schwechat International Airport bedraagt 1448 km (905 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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