Accident
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 19 August 1949
Zeit:ca 12:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:British European Airways - BEA
Kennzeichen: G-AHCY
Werknummer: 12355
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 29
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 32
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:24 km (15 Meilen) NE of Manchester-Ringway Airport (MAN) (   Großbritannien) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Belfast-Nutts Corner Airport, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Manchester-Ringway Airport (MAN/EGCC), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Dakota G-AHCY departed Belfast at 10:58 for a one hour flight to Manchester. Last radio contact with the aircraft was at 11:59. The aircraft crashed into the side of a cloud-covered hill at about 1400 feet, 15 miles short of the Manchester Ringway airport.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An error in navigation, incorrect approach procedure and failure to check the position of the aircraft accurately before the descent from a safe height."

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