Accident description
Last updated: 29 November 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 24 November 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:El Al Israel Airlines
Registration: 4X-ADN
C/n / msn: 10512
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) (   Switzerland) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italy
Destination airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Switzerland
Narrative:
Crashed on approach. The aircraft was on a cargo flight (textiles) to Amsterdam.

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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 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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