Accident Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3) G-AMVC,
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Date:Tuesday 17 October 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:BKS Air Transport
Registration: G-AMVC
MSN: 33390/16642
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Groglin Fell -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA/EGNM)
Destination airport:Carlisle Airport (CAX/EGNC)
The Douglas C-47 plane crashed into a cloud obscured high ground, some 8,5 nm SE of the airport while preparing for an approach to land in conditions of low cloud, rain and strong wind.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "There is insufficient evidence to determine the cause of the accident."



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