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Last updated: 11 December 2018
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Datum:Freitag 14 Dezember 1951
Zeit:17:57 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Fluggesellschaft:Swissair
Kennzeichen: HB-ILO
Werknummer: 43098
Baujahr: 1947
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport (AMS) (   Niederlande)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Schweiz
Flug nach:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Niederlande
Unfallbericht:
Crashed while attempting an overshoot during an ILS approach in dense fog.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The crash occurred due to failed overshoot action."



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Distance from Zürich-Kloten Airport to Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport as the crow flies is 599 km (374 miles).

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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