Vliegtuigongeval op 16 MAY 1958 met Douglas C-47A-25-DL Dakota C.3 G-AGHP - Châtenoy, Loiret
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Datum:vrijdag 16 mei 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DL Dakota C.3
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:British European Airways - BEA
Registratie: G-AGHP
Constructienummer: 9408
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Châtenoy, Loiret (   Frankrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nice Airport (NCE/LFMN), Frankrijk
Beschrijving:
The Douglas C-47A was flying in a storm and permission to descend from 7500 feet to 5500 feet was requested and granted. Before the crew could acknowledge this, a structural failure occurred causing the plane to crash.

The aircraft was transporting an engine for the Vanwall Formula 1 motor racing team that was due to race at the GP of Monaco.

Bronnen:
» La Stampa 17 May 1958, p6


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Kaart
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 London-Croydon Airport en Nice Airport bedraagt 1009 km (630 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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