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Datum:zondag 26 maart 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Cunard Eagle Airways
Registratie: G-APOM
Constructienummer: 45519/1003
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Shannon Airport (SNN) (   Ierland)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN), Ierland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN), Ierland
Beschrijving:
The DC-6 was being used for a crew training flight in the Shannon area. The plane returned to the airport for a touch and go landing. After touchdown, power was applied but the gear was retracted prematurely. The DC-6 swung off the left side of the runway where the port wing dug into soft ground. A fire erupted.



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photo of Douglas-DC-6A-G-APOM
accident date: 26-03-1961
type: Douglas DC-6A
registration: G-APOM
 

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