Vliegtuigongeval op 27 AUG 1943 met Douglas DC-3-268 SE-BAF - Hirsthals, Denmark [North Sea]
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Datum:vrijdag 27 augustus 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-268
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:AB Aerotransport
Registratie: SE-BAF
Constructienummer: 2133
Bouwjaar: 1939
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 70 km W off Hirsthals, Denmark [North Sea] (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Aberdeen-Dyce Airport (ABZ/EGPD), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Stockholm-Bromma Airport (BMA/ESSB), Zweden
The Douglas DC-3 named "Gladan" operated on a passenger flight from Aberdeen, U.K. to Stockholm-Bromma. The flight departed at 20:23 local time. Last radio contact was at 23:30 Danish time when it was over the North Sea heading towards Denmark. Nothing more was heard from the flight.
It is believed that Leutnant Karl Rechberger of 12./NJG 3 claimed this aircraft at 23:41 hours Danish time at 5100 metres altitude in Plan Quadrat FT-72 which is located west of Hirtshals. Although this claim was originally identified as a Vickers Wellington.

» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Airwar over Denmark


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Aberdeen-Dyce Airport en Stockholm-Bromma Airport bedraagt 1188 km (742 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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