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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Datum:maandag 23 juni 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Scandinavian Airlines System - SAS
Registratie: SE-BDD
Constructienummer: 43122/120
Bouwjaar: 1948
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Egypte)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), ItaliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypte
Vluchtnummer:970
Beschrijving:
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.



Foto's

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
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Roma-Ciampino Airport en Cairo International Airport bedraagt 2111 km (1319 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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