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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:martes 2 marzo 1948
Hora:21:14 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operador:Sabena
Registración: OO-AWH
Numéro de série: 43154
Año de Construcción: 1947
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 19
Total:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 22
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:London Airport (LHR) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR), Bélgica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:London Airport (LHR/EGLL), Reino Unido
Descripción:
Visibility was 200yds when DC-3 OO-AWH approached London. The aircraft crashed just after completing a Ground Controlled Approach.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Misjudgement on the part of the pilot when endeavouring to land at night in conditions of very low visibility."

Fuentes:
» Flight International 11.3.1948 (p.280)
» List of passengers and crew on board OO-AWH


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Distance from Brussel-Zaventem Airport to London Airport as the crow flies is 348 km (217 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.
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