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Last updated: 19 October 2017
Datum:dinsdag 19 september 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Registratie: G-ARJY
Constructienummer: 10288
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 69
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 73
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Dublin Airport (DUB) (   Ierland)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Lourdes-Tarbes Ossun Lourdes Airport (LDE/LFBT), Frankrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW), Ierland
The C-54 was flown to Lourdes from Liverpool to pick up passengers for Dublin. The plane departed Lourdes at 17:10 and contacted Dublin ATC for the first time at 20:35. Clearance to land at runway 24 was received at 20:58. At 21:04 the plane lost power and a wheels-up emergency landing had to be carried out away from the airport.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was attributed to incorrect management of the fuel system by the flight crew which resulted in partial loss of power and control and a forced landing outside the airport."


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Lourdes-Tarbes Ossun Lourdes Airport en Dublin Airport bedraagt 1220 km (762 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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