Accident
Last updated: 22 August 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 17 octubre 1961
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operador:BKS Air Transport
Registración: G-AMVC
Numéro de série: 16642/33390
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Groglin Fell (   Reino Unido) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA/EGNM), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Carlisle Airport (CAX/EGNC), Reino Unido
Descripción:
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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