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Last updated: 19 February 2019
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Date:Monday 29 December 1947
Type:Vickers 628 Viking 1B
Operator:Det Danske Luftfartselskab - DDL
Registration: OY-DLI
C/n / msn: 197
First flight: 1947-06-05 (7 months)
Total airframe hrs:611
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:0,5 km (0.3 mls) off København-Kastrup Airport (CPH) (   Denmark)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Destination airport:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Denmark
Flightnumber:DD1751
Narrative:
The Vickers Viking aircraft, named "Torulf Viking", landed in shallow water, 500 m from the runway while on a night time approach to Kastrup Airport.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Water

Sources:
» Piston Engine Airliner Production List / A.B. Eastwood, J. Roach, 1996
» WAAS
» Flying Vikings


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Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to København-Kastrup Airport as the crow flies is 1005 km (628 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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