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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 20 January 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7B
Operating for:Türk Hava Yollari - THY
Leased from:Transair Sweden
Registration: SE-ERC
C/n / msn: 45088/723
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 38
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:München-Riem Airport (MUC) (   Germany)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Germany
Narrative:
The nose gear collapsed on landing and the DC-7, which was leased from Transair Sweden, ran off the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Undetermined.



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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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