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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Datum:dinsdag 8 februari 1949
Tijd:20:56
Type:Vickers 628 Viking 1B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Det Danske Luftfartselskab - DDL
Registratie: OY-DLU
Constructienummer: 199
Bouwjaar: 1947
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 23 / inzittenden: 23
Totaal:slachtoffers: 27 / inzittenden: 27
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Barsebäck [Öresund] (   Zweden)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Denemarken
Beschrijving:
A Vickers 628 Viking 1B passenger plane, operated by DDL, was destroyed in an accident in the sea off Barsebäck, Sweden. All 27 on board were killed.
The airplane operated on a non-scheduled flight from Madrid, Spain to Copenhagen, Denmark. A refuelling stop was made at Paris-Le Bourget (LBG), France.
The Viking departed Paris at 17:10 for a fight to Copenhagen. IFR conditions existed en route. At 20:01, some 7 minutes before the ETA, the pilot was informed that the Copenhagen airport was closed for all inbound traffic, as were possible alternate airports Aalborg and Gothenburg. The flight was advised to enter a holding pattern near Copenhagen. At 20:31 the flight was given no. 1 to land and told to descend to 1000 feet. It is thought that the aircraft passed the holding range at an altitude of 700-800 feet. The aircraft was vectored for a runway 22 approach, but failed to land. The wreckage was found a month later on the bottom of the sea at a depth of 23 m in the runway 22 approach area.



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Paris-Le Bourget Airport en København-Kastrup Airport bedraagt 1005 km (628 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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  • 2e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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