Narrative:The engines were started and chocks removed. The marshaller had not yet given the sign to depart, but the copilot released the brakes and began to taxy the plane. The no. 2 propeller struck a ground power unit, causing substantial damage to the plane. The DC-3 was ferried to Antwerp on June 1, 1970 where the DC-3 was withdrawn from use and broken up. The DC-3 was owned by Delta Air Transport and operated by Sabena.
|Date:||Saturday 9 May 1970|
|Leased from:||Delta Air Transport - DAT|
|C/n / msn:|| 43088|
|First flight:|| 1947|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport (AMS) ( Netherlands)
|Phase:|| Taxi (TXI)|
|Departure airport:||Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands|
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.