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Last updated: 21 May 2019
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Datum:Sonntag 6 August 1961
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Malev Hungarian Airlines
Kennzeichen: HA-TSA
Werknummer: 20492
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Budapest (   Ungarn)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Ungarn
Flug nach:Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Ungarn
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 was on a summer sightseeing flight when it crashed between two blocks of houses in a residential area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An official Hungarian commission said that the accident was caused by carelessness on the part of the crew. The commission said the pilots had two friends in the cabin during the whole flight and the pilots had performed various forbidden manoeuvres and in one sharp turn, lost control of the aircraft."



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Douglas DC-3

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