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Last updated: 23 October 2019
Datum:vrijdag 18 februari 1966
Tijd:02:04 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Belgian International Air Services
Registratie: OO-ABG
Constructienummer: 43829/351
Bouwjaar: 1953
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Milan-Malpensa (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR), BelgiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Milano-Malpensa Airport (MXP/LIMC), ItaliŽ
The DC-6 took off from Brussels at 00:10 GMT to fly a cargo of 214 calves to Milan. The flight was routine and the aircraft was cleared for a standard ILS approach to runway 35R. Runway visibility was given as 250 m. The plane crossed the runway threshold deviating 8deg to the right and continued along the runway for 2400 m before striking trees and crashing in flames.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The Commission attributed the accident to the following causes: 1. Failure of the pilot to comply with the Company's minima. 2. Subsequent belated decision to execute the missed approach procedure."

» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 Volume II (75-85)


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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 Brussel-Zaventem Airport en Milano-Malpensa Airport bedraagt 660 km (412 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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