Flugunfall 11 MAR 1951 einer Douglas R5D-1 (DC-4) HS-POS - Hong Kong Island
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Datum:Sonntag 11 Mrz 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R5D-1 (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Pacific Overseas Airlines
Kennzeichen: HS-POS
Werknummer: 10396
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 24
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Hong Kong Island (   Hong Kong)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH),
Flug nach:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Unfallbericht:
The crew attempted to fly a visual departure from Hong Kong in low cloud and poor visibility. The aircraft, named "City of Ayudhya", crashed into the hills of Hong Kong Island between Mt Butler and Mt Parker.

Informationsquelle:
» Thai Aviation History website


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Distance from Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport to Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport as the crow flies is 1702 km (1064 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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