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Last updated: 27 November 2015
Datum:Mittwoch 15 Juli 1964
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 720-030B
Kennzeichen: D-ABOP
Werknummer: 18249/262
Baujahr: 1962-01-04 (2 years 6 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:8 km (5 Meilen) NE of Ansbach (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Flug von:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
Flug nach:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
The Boeing 720B took off for a training flight from Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), Germany at 09:33. The crew reported reaching 13.000 feet at 09:38. The IFR flight schedule was abandoned and the crew continued VFR to carry out some training manoeuvres between VOR Kitzingen and the Roethenbach beacon. A complete roll was flown, but while attempting a second roll, the plane went out of control in the inverted position. The Boeing became overstressed, disintegrated and crashed in flames between Petersdorf and Forst.



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