Narrative:Crashed on approach. The aircraft was on a cargo flight (textiles) to Amsterdam.
|Date:||Saturday 24 November 1951|
|Operator:||El Al Israel Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 10512|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) (Switzerland)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italy|
|Destination airport:||Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Switzerland|
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 Roma-Ciampino Airport to Zürich-Kloten Airport as the crow flies is 702 km (438 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.