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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Datum:Montag 23 Juni 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Fluggesellschaft:Scandinavian Airlines System - SAS
Kennzeichen: SE-BDD
Werknummer: 43122/120
Baujahr: 1948
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italien
Flug nach:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Flugnummer:970
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft operated on an international service from Stockholm to Tokyo with en route stops at Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Geneva, Rome, Cairo, Karachi, Rangoon, Bangkok and Okinawa.
Upon approaching Cairo International Airport the sun had already descended and the landing strip was not clearly visible. The right hand main landing gear hit a sand dune on approach. The aircraft sustained substantial damage in the subsequent landing.
Extensive repairs were carried out at Cairo. A.o. the entire nose and cockpit section was replaced.



Fotos

photo of Douglas-DC-6-SE-BDD
accident date: 23-06-1952
type: Douglas DC-6
registration: SE-BDD
photo of Douglas-DC-6-SE-BDD
accident date: 23-06-1952
type: Douglas DC-6
registration: SE-BDD
photo of Douglas-DC-6-SE-BDD
accident date: 23-06-1952
type: Douglas DC-6
registration: SE-BDD
photo of Douglas-DC-6-SE-BDD
accident date: 23-06-1952
type: Douglas DC-6
registration: SE-BDD
photo of Douglas-DC-6-SE-BDD
accident date: 23-06-1952
type: Douglas DC-6
registration: SE-BDD
photo of Douglas-DC-6-SE-BDD
accident date: 23-06-1952
type: Douglas DC-6
registration: SE-BDD
 

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 Roma-Ciampino Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 2111 km (1319 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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