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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 18 Januar 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Kennzeichen: OK-WDZ
Werknummer: 9385
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 26
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:12 km (7.5 Meilen) von Toryska (   Slowakien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bratislava-Ivanka Airport (BTS/LZIB), Slowakien
Flug nach:Košice-Barca Airport (KSC/LZKZ), Slowakien
Unfallbericht:
Due to poor weather conditions at the destination Kosice (KSC), the flight continued to Poprad/Tatry Airport (TAT). Strong winds blew the airplane off the approach course, causing a let down 11 km to the east and 3,5 km to the northern of the approach track. The airplane descended over mountains until it flew into the side of Mount Skapova (elevation (4042 ft).

Informationsquelle:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium pt. 67
» Air Britain Casualty compendium pt. 68
» Air Britain Casualty compendium pt. 66


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Distance from Bratislava-Ivanka Airport to Košice-Barca Airport as the crow flies is 300 km (188 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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Douglas DC-3

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