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Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 5 März 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Don Everall Aviation
Kennzeichen: G-AMSF
Werknummer: 25825/14380
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90D
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 28
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Birmingham Airport (BHX) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Birmingham International Airport (BHX/EGBB), Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The no. 2 engine quit right after takeoff. The Douglas C-47B banked to the right, causing the wingtip to strike the ground. The plane then cartwheeled and came to rest with a small fire erupting in the area of the no. 1 engine. This fire was quickly put out.

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» Survey of accidents to aircraft in the United Kingdom 1960 / CAA


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