Flugunfall 26 DEC 1972 einer McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 HB-IFR - Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE)
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Datum:Sonntag 26 Dezember 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Kennzeichen: HB-IFR
Werknummer: 47112/199
Baujahr: 1967-09-29 (4 years 3 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 69
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 74
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE) (   Österreich)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW), Österreich
Flug nach:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Schweiz
The DC-9 collided with a Beechcraft 95-C55 Baron (HB-GCY) on takeoff, causing substantial damage to the nose section.
The Baron was destroyed and the pilot was killed.

» De Telegraaf 27-12-1971
» British Pathé


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Distance from Wien-Schwechat International Airport to Zürich-Kloten Airport as the crow flies is 599 km (374 miles).

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