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Datum:Freitag 27 Juli 1934
Zeit:16:00
Flugzeugtyp:Curtiss AT-32C Condor II
Fluggesellschaft:Swissair
Kennzeichen: CH-170
Werknummer: 53
Baujahr: 1934
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Wurmlingen/Tuttlingen (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Passagierflug
Flug von:Zürich-Dübendorf Airport, Schweiz
Flug nach:Stuttgart-Böblingen Airport, Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Crashed after only three months in service. The port inter-wing strut failed in heavy turbulence, causing separation of the engine and part of the lower wing.
The airplane operated on the flight Zürich-Stuttgart-Leipzig-Berlin.
The three crew members and the nine passengers died. The aircraft fell in a forest from a height of 3,000 meters and burned.

Informationsquelle:
» Swissair Information website
» A Survey of Serious Aircraft Accidents Involving Fatigue Fracture. Volume 1. Fixed-Wing Aircraft / NRC Canada, 1983


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Distance from Zürich-Dübendorf Airport to Stuttgart-Böblingen Airport as the crow flies is 145 km (91 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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