Accident Douglas DC-3A D-CCCC,
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Date:Sunday 22 December 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3A
Owner/operator:Classic Wings
Registration: D-CCCC
MSN: 7353
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 32
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Heidelberg-Handschuhsheim -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Egelsbach Airfield (EDFE)
Destination airport:Egelsbach Airfield (EDFE)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Struck a tree-covered hill, Hoher Nistler, in low clouds during a left turn. The aircraft had encountered turbulence and IMC, so a standard left turn was initiated.
Factors were poor airmanship, lack of crew coordination and an exceeded maximum takeoff weight and center of gravity.


ICAO Adrep Summary 1/92 (#19)
Scramble 152

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
26 March 1986 SE-BSM Swedair AB 0 over Hallsberg sub



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM); October 1990

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