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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 22 agosto 1930
Hora:15:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operador:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registración: OK-FOR
Numéro de série: 5-AT-050
Año de Construcción: 1929-06-04 (1 year 3 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Jihlava (Iglau) (   República Checa)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kbely Air Base (LKKB), República Checa
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Brno Turany Airport (BRQ/LKTB), República Checa
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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