Flugunfall 08 JAN 1968 einer Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3) YU-ABK - Sankt Florian
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Datum:Montag 8 Januar 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Jugoslovenski Aerotransport - JAT
Kennzeichen: YU-ABK
Werknummer: 33277/16529
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Sankt Florian (   Österreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Deutschland
Flug nach:Zagreb-Pleso Airport (ZAG/LDZA), Kroatien
The DC-3 cargo plane departed Munich (MUC), Germany about 16:00 on a cargo flight to Zagreb (ZAG), Yugoslavia. En route near Linz, Austria, one of the airplane's engines began to ran rough. Moments later flames were seen coming from the engine. The airplane lost height and the crew attempted an emergency landing at Linz-Hörsching Airport (LNZ). The airplane did not make it and the pilot made a forced landing in a forest.

» Arbeiter-Zeitung, 9-1-1968


photo of Douglas-C-47B-35-DK-YU-ABK
accident date: 08-01-1968
type: Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
registration: YU-ABK

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 München-Riem Airport to Zagreb-Pleso Airport as the crow flies is 423 km (264 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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