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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 29 April 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BELI
Werknummer: 3098
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:nahe Berlin (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
Flug nach:Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL/EDDT), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Two Russian MiG-15s opened fire, causing substantial damage to the DC-4 and wounding three passengers. The aircraft was hit by 89 shots. Engines no. 3 and 4 were shut down and the pilot carried out a safe emergency landing at Berlin-Tempelhof. Russian authorities claimed that the DC-4 had strayed off the international air corridor.

Informationsquelle:
» DDR-Luftwaffe.de


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Distance from Frankfurt International Airport to Berlin-Tegel Airport as the crow flies is 431 km (269 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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