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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 27 julio 1961
Hora:14:20 GMT
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-328
Operador:Air France
Registración: F-BHSA
Numéro de série: 17613/65
Año de Construcción: 1959
Horas Totales de la Célula:3978
Ciclos:1080
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT4A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 15
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 26
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 41
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM) (   Alemania)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM/EDDH), Alemania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:AF272
Descripción:
Flight 272 which was flying the Polar route Paris-Hamburg-Anchorage-Tokyo landed in Hamburg at 1224 hours GMT. While taking-off for Anchorage, the pilot had difficulty holding the aircraft on a straight heading along the runway and decided to abandon the takeoff. Despite his efforts, the aircraft veered to the left, ran off the runway and finally came to rest 2 840 m from the starting point in a depression 140 m from the runway. It was severely damaged. Four crew and six passengers were seriously injured. The aircraft was named "Chateau de Versailles".

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The cause of the accident could not be determined. The pilot could not keep the aircraft on the runway after abandoning take-off."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Circular 69-AN/61 (p. 143-146)


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Distance from Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport to Anchorage International Airport, AK as the crow flies is 7075 km (4422 miles).

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