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Datum:Freitag 22 August 1930
Zeit:15:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Fluggesellschaft:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Kennzeichen: OK-FOR
Werknummer: 5-AT-050
Baujahr: 1929-06-04 (1 year 3 months)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Jihlava (Iglau) (   Tschechische Republik)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kbely Air Base (LKKB), Tschechische Republik
Flug nach:Brno Turany Airport (BRQ/LKTB), Tschechische Republik
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in the attempt to avoid a heavy thunderstorm. The aircraft hit the ground in poor visibility after a sharp left turn to avoid a 35 meters high chimney and caught fire. Pilot Josef Sedlár (32, 3000 hrs), mechanic Josef Trafina and eleven passengers were on board. One passenger (Professor Kraus) survived.
The airplane operated on a flight from Prague to Bratislava via Brno.

Informationsquelle:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» Czech accidents web site


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Distance from Kbely Air Base to Brno Turany Airport as the crow flies is 187 km (117 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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