Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:Final
Date:Saturday 24 August 1957
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Lockheed 18 Learstar I
Operator:Helmut Horten GmbH
Registration: D-COCA
C/n / msn: 18-2606
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Krumpendorf (   Austria) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Düsseldorf Airport (DUS/EDDL), Germany
Destination airport:Klagenfurt Airport (KLU/LOWK), Austria
Narrative:
Left wing broke off; crashed.
The airplane was loaded with flowers for the annual flower-show at Velden.


Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» Arbeiter-Zeitung, 25-8-1957


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