Accident
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 27 julio 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Tropic Airways
Registración: ZS-DFB
Numéro de série: 12414
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 28
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 32
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 160 km off Benghazi (   Mar Mediterráneo)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Pasajeros
Aeropuerto de Salida:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), Libia
Descripción:
Ditched during a cross-Mediterranean flight from Malta to Benina. This was a leg on the Amsterdam-Johannesburg flight. All occupants were rescued by a US Navy SA-16 Albatross and transferred to Royal Navy ships.

Fuentes:
» The Windsor Daily Star - Jul 28, 1952
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 54)


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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 Malta-Luqa Airport to Benghazi-Benina International Airport as the crow flies is 674 km (421 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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