Flugunfall 28 DEC 1973 einer Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144) ZS-DAK - Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR)
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Datum:Freitag 28 Dezember 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
Fluggesellschaft:Executive Funds
Kennzeichen: ZS-DAK
Werknummer: 1498
Baujahr: 1936
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR) (   Südafrika)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR/FADN), Südafrika
Unfallbericht:
The no. 1 engine stopped when the DC-3 was turning onto final approach. The gear was raised. Shortly afterwards, the no. 2 engine also stopped. Fuel valve selectors were switched, but of no avail. The aircraft was turned towards the beach and was ditched successfully. One passenger (non-swimmer) drowned.



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photo of Douglas-C-49E-ZS-DAK
accident date: 28-12-1973
type: Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
registration: ZS-DAK
photo of Douglas-C-49E-ZS-DAK
accident date: 28-12-1973
type: Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
registration: ZS-DAK
photo of Douglas-C-49E-ZS-DAK
accident date: 28-12-1973
type: Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
registration: ZS-DAK
photo of Douglas-C-49E-ZS-DAK
accident date: 28-12-1973
type: Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
registration: ZS-DAK
 
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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