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Last updated: 21 November 2017
Datum:Samstag 8 Februar 1997
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-3L9
Fluggesellschaft:Transavia Airlines
Kennzeichen: PH-TSW
Werknummer: 24219/1600
Baujahr: 1988-04-16 (8 years 10 months)
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B2
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 145
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 149
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Nürnberg (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Salzburg-W. A. Mozart Airport (SZG/LOWS), Österreich
Flug nach:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Niederlande
Flugnummer: 484
The push-pull rod of the elevator broke off in flight, severely damaging the rudder. This caused increasing airframe vibration. An emergency landing at Nürnberg was carried out.

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Distance from Salzburg-W. A. Mozart Airport to Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport as the crow flies is 767 km (479 miles).

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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