Flugunfall 19 DEC 1962 einer Vickers 804 Viscount SP-LVB - Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Mittwoch 19 Dezember 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 804 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Kennzeichen: SP-LVB
Werknummer: 395
Baujahr: 1958
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:5119
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 28
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 33 / Insassen: 33
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,3 km (0.8 Meilen) SE of Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW) (   Polen)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF/EDDB), Deutschland
Flug nach:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Polen
The LOT Viscount departed Warsaw for a return trip to Brussels via Berlin, at 08:45 GMT, arriving at Brussels at 12:51. After refueling, it took off from Brussels on the return trip at 14:55. An intermediate stop at Berlin was made, where the plane took off at 17:55. While approaching Warsaw on a 329deg heading, the aircraft crashed, just 46sec after having been cleared to land.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was attributed to a loss of speed and stalling of the aircraft. The reason for the loss of speed was not determined."

» Vickers Viscount Network (vickersviscount.net)
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume II, Circular 71-AN/63 (147-148)


photo of Vickers-804-Viscount-G-APKG
accident date: 19-12-1962
type: Vickers 804 Viscount
registration: G-APKG

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Berlin-Schönefeld Airport to Warszawa-Okecie Airport as the crow flies is 503 km (314 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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