Accident
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 17 Oktober 1961
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:BKS Air Transport
Kennzeichen: G-AMVC
Werknummer: 16642/33390
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Groglin Fell (   Großbritannien) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA/EGNM), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Carlisle Airport (CAX/EGNC), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The Dakota plane crashed into a cloud obscured high ground, some 8,5 nm SE of the airport while preparing for an approach to land in conditions of low cloud, rain and strong wind.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "There is insufficient evidence to determine the cause of the accident."

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Leeds/Bradford Airport to Carlisle Airport as the crow flies is 139 km (87 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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