Flugunfall 23 AUG 1940 einer Douglas DC-3-227 YR-PIF - Risculita
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Datum:Freitag 23 August 1940
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-227
Fluggesellschaft:LARES - Liniile Aeriene Române Exploatate de Stat
Kennzeichen: YR-PIF
Werknummer: 1985
Baujahr: 1937
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Risculita (   Rumänien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU/LRBS), Rumänien
Flug nach:Arad Airport (ARW/LRAR), Rumänien
Crashed into Mount Gaina (SW of Cluj-Napoca), Apuseni Mountains (Carpates) in a hail storm.

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photo of Douglas-DC-3-227-YR-PIF
accident date: 23-08-1940
type: Douglas DC-3-227
registration: YR-PIF

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 Bucharest-Baneasa Airport to Arad Airport as the crow flies is 419 km (262 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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