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Accident description
Last updated: 6 December 2016
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Date:Friday 10 February 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-11
Operator:Swissair
Registration: HB-IMF
C/n / msn: 355
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:9,5 km (5.9 mls) W of Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) (   Switzerland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Switzerland
Destination airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Switzerland
Narrative:
The CV-440 was climbing after a departure from runway 28 Zürich-Kloten Airport, Switzerland when it collided with The Lägern, a wooded mountain of the Jura Mountains. The mountain was covered in clouds.

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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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