Narrative:The C-47 transport plane was attacked by a jet MiG-15 fighter near Maribor. The crew carried out a forced landing at Thalerhof, Austria where it ran off the runway into rough ground.
|Date:||Thursday 3 June 1954|
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
|C/n / msn:|| 11982|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||near Maribor (Slovenia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Blackbushe Airport (BBS/EGLK), United Kingdom|
|Destination airport:||Beograd Airport (BEG/LYBE), Serbia|
The captain and flight engineer were injured in the attack while the radio operator died.
» Hugo Luyckx (E-mail, 16-4-2009)
» Aeroteca's Belle
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 Blackbushe Airport to Beograd Airport as the crow flies is 1710 km (1069 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.