Accident
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 31 Juli 1960
Zeit:10:56 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Convair CV-240-4
Fluggesellschaft:Deutsche Flugdienst
Kennzeichen: D-BELU
Werknummer: 78
Baujahr: 1948
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 30
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 34
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1 km (0.6 Meilen) von Rimini Airport (RMI) (   Italien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
Flug nach:Rimini Airport (RMI/LIPR), Italien
Unfallbericht:
While descending through 5000 feet, the no. 1 engine developed some trouble and was set to minimum power. At 1500 feet the other engine developed trouble as well. With the no. 1 prop feathered and a malfunctioning no. 2 engine, an emergency landing was made 1000m short of runway 13.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the aircraft's left engine followed by the malfunction of the right engine."

Informationsquelle:
» La Stampa 2 August 1960, p10


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Distance from Frankfurt International Airport to Rimini Airport as the crow flies is 730 km (456 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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