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Last updated: 12 December 2018
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Datum:Samstag 7 Januar 1939
Zeit:ca 16:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-115B
Fluggesellschaft:Swissair
Kennzeichen: HB-ITA
Werknummer: 1329/F7
Baujahr: 1934
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Senlis (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG), Schweiz
Flug nach:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
Struck a hill on approach and crashed. Capt Egon Frei (pilot), a second crew member, Josie Brook (29, stewardess) and two passengers died. Four others were seriously injured. Eight passengers escaped unhurt

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Distance from Genève-Cointrin Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 407 km (254 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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