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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Fecha:domingo 22 diciembre 1991
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operador:Classic Wings
Registración: D-CCCC
Numéro de série: 7353
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 25 / Ocupantes: 29
Total:Fatalidades: 28 / Ocupantes: 32
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Heidelberg-Handschuhsheim (   Alemania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Egelsbach Airfield (QEF/EDFE), Alemania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Egelsbach Airfield (QEF/EDFE), Alemania
Struck a tree-covered hill, Hoher Nistler, in low clouds during a left turn. The aircraft had encountered turbulence and IMC, so a standard left turn was initiated.
Factors were poor airmanship, lack of crew coordination and an exceeded maximum takeoff weight and center of gravity.

» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/92 (#19)
» Scramble 152
» Tagesschau


photo of Douglas-DC-3A-D-CCCC
accident date: 22-12-1991
type: Douglas DC-3A
registration: D-CCCC


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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