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Estado:
Fecha:sábado 24 noviembre 1951
Hora:07:25
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operador:El Al Israel Airlines
Registración: 4X-ADN
Numéro de série: 10512
Ańo de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 7
Dańos en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) NE of Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) (   Suiza)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Suiza
Descripción:
Crashed into a forest between the villages of Winkel and Rüti while on approach to Zürich-Kloten Airport, Switzerland. The aircraft was on a cargo flight (textiles) to Amsterdam.
Visibility at the time of the accident was reported to be 7 km with a cloud base at 250 m.

Fuentes:
» Nouvelliste Valaisan, 25 Nov. 1951
» Feuille d'avis de Neuchâtel, 26 Nov. 1951


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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 Roma-Ciampino Airport to Zürich-Kloten Airport as the crow flies is 702 km (438 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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