Narrative:Crashed while attempting an overshoot during an ILS approach in dense fog.
|Date:||14 DEC 1951|
|C/n / msn:|| 43098|
|First flight:|| 1947|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport (AMS) (Netherlands)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Switzerland|
|Destination airport:||Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The crash occurred due to failed overshoot action."
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Distance from Zürich-Kloten Airport to Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport as the crow flies is 599 km (374 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.