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Estado:
Fecha:sábado 7 enero 1939
Hora:ca 16:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-115B
Operador:Swissair
Registración: HB-ITA
Numéro de série: 1329/F7
Año de Construcción: 1934
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Senlis (   Francia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG), Suiza
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Francia
Descripción:
Struck a hill on approach and crashed. Capt Egon Frei (pilot), a second crew member, Josie Brook (29, stewardess) and two passengers died. Four others were seriously injured. Eight passengers escaped unhurt

Fuentes:
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Fotos

photo of Douglas-DC-2-115B-HB-ITA
accident date: 07-01-1939
type: Douglas DC-2-115B
registration: HB-ITA
photo of Douglas-DC-2-115B-HB-ITA
accident date: 07-01-1939
type: Douglas DC-2-115B
registration: HB-ITA
photo of Douglas-DC-2-115B-HB-ITA
accident date: 07-01-1939
type: Douglas DC-2-115B
registration: HB-ITA
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Genève-Cointrin Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 407 km (254 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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