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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 30 March 1960
Time:08:33
Type:Avia 14T
Operator:Czechoslovak Air Force
Registration: 3149
C/n / msn: 172913149
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:13 km (8.1 mls) SW of Kromeriz (   Czech Republic)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Uherské Hradište-Kunovice Airport (UHE/LKKU), Czech Republic
Destination airport:Pieštany Airport (PZY/LZPP), Slovakia
Narrative:
An Avia 14 transport plane was destroyed when it crashed into a hill near Kromeriz, Czech Republic. All seven on board were killed.
The airplane departed at 08:27 on a survey flight. It entered poor visibility conditions over the hills and crashed.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Scramble 307
» Czech accidents web site


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Distance from Uherské Hradište-Kunovice Airport to Pieštany Airport as the crow flies is 53 km (33 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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