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Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 7 agosto 1946
Hora:ca 14:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Operador:British European Airways - BEA
Registración: G-AHCS
Numéro de série: 12348
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:19 km (11.9 milles) N of Oslo (   Noruega)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (GEN/ENGM), Noruega
Descripción:
The Douglas C-47A approached Oslo in weather conditions including 10/10 cloud with base at 1000 feet, under which visibility was 10 miles. On approach the aircraft flew into trees on the eastern face of the 2182 feet high Mistberget mountain at 2040 feet asl, 12 miles north of the airport.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An error by the pilot in that he began his let-down too soon, due to inexperience of radio range flying coupled with inadequate aircraft equipment."

Fuentes:
» Flight International 23.01.1947 (p.69)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Oslo-Gardermoen Airport as the crow flies is 1196 km (747 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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