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Last updated: 13 December 2018
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Date:Thursday 26 September 1957
Type:Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Operator:Karl Herfurtner Düsseldorf
Registration: D-ADEL
C/n / msn: 226
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) (   Spain)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS), Germany
Destination airport:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA), Spain
Narrative:
The Viking plane could not be stopped on the runway and overshot through a wall into an olive grove.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» ABC (Sevilla) 27 September 1957


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Distance from Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport to Palma de Mallorca Airport as the crow flies is 1131 km (707 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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