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Last updated: 10 October 2015
Fecha:domingo 6 agosto 1961
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Malev Hungarian Airlines
Registración: HA-TSA
Numéro de série: 20492
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Total:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 27
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Budapest (   Hungría)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Hungría
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Hungría
The DC-3 was on a summer sightseeing flight when it crashed between two blocks of houses in a residential area.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An official Hungarian commission said that the accident was caused by carelessness on the part of the crew. The commission said the pilots had two friends in the cabin during the whole flight and the pilots had performed various forbidden manoeuvres and in one sharp turn, lost control of the aircraft."



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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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