Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 17 September 1946
Time:01:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Sabena
Registration: OO-AUR
C/n / msn: 4549
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Brussel-Haren Airport (BRU) (   Belgium) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brussel-Haren Airport, Belgium
Destination airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Narrative:
The C-47 plane went into a half roll and crashed into some hangars on takeoff.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of airspeed due to an undetermined cause."

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 44)


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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