Descripción del Accidente ASN 22 MAR 1952 Douglas DC-6 PH-TPJ - Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)
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Fecha:sbado 22 marzo 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Operador:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registración: PH-TPJ
Numéro de série: 43114/102
Año de Construcción: 1948
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 36 / Ocupantes: 37
Total:Fatalidades: 45 / Ocupantes: 47
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 7 km NE of Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) (   Alemania)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Alemania
KLM Douglas DC-6 "Koningin Juliana" was on a return flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam when it approached Frankfurt. The crew of PH-TPJ contacted Frankfurt ATC at 10:38 and reported overhead the 'Staden' beacon at 4000 feet. At 10:45 the flight reported approaching the 'Offenbach' beacon and descending to 750 m. Nothing more was heard from the flight. About five minutes later the aircraft crashed and burned in a forest.

» Volkskrant 24.03.1952


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Distance from Roma-Ciampino Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 960 km (600 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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