Narrative:The C-47 climbed to about 150 feet after takeoff before crashing out of control.
|Date:||Sunday 26 January 1947|
Douglas DC-3C (C-47A-30-DK)
|Operator:||KLM Royal Dutch Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 14034/25479|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Total airframe hrs:||1686|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S1C3-G|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 22 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Kobenhavn-Kastrup Airport (CPH) (Denmark)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Denmark|
|Destination airport:||Stockholm-Bromma Airport (BMA/ESSB), Sweden|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure to remove the elevator locking pins."
» Dakota : DC-3/C47's onder Nederlandse vlag
» 26.01.1947 PH-TCR Douglas C-47A (by H. Dekker)
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 København-Kastrup Airport to Stockholm-Bromma Airport as the crow flies is 518 km (324 miles).
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.