ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin Il-12B OK-DBP Eglisau
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Date:Saturday 24 November 1956
Time:18:20
Type:Ilyushin Il-12B
Operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: OK-DBP
MSN: 93013517
First flight: 1949
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Eglisau (   Switzerland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Switzerland
Destination airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic
Narrative:
Crashed into a field, about 12 km North of Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH).

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Journal de Genève (Nov 26, 1956)


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Distance from Zürich-Kloten Airport to Praha-Ruzyne International Airport as the crow flies is 507 km (317 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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