Last updated: 7 December 2013
Narrative:The cargo aircraft struck trees and crashed inverted while on an ILS runway 28 approach, probably due to airframe icing. The captain was found to have blood alcohol concentration of 121-250mg per 100ml blood.
|Date:||Monday 6 May 1974|
|C/n / msn:|| 44069/396|
|First flight:|| 1953|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||4 km (2.5 mls) E of Nürnberg (Germany)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), France|
|Destination airport:||Nürnberg Airport (NUE/EDDN), Germany|
» FUS Bericht AX003-0/74
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Distance from Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport to Nürnberg Airport as the crow flies is 708 km (442 miles).