Accident Douglas DC-7C N733PA, Saturday 1 February 1958
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Date:Saturday 1 February 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-7C
Owner/operator:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registration: N733PA
MSN: 44875/668
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, repaired
Location:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS) -   Netherlands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
The copilot was making an ILS approach to runway 19 at Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport, the Netherlands. At an altitude of approximately 200 feet he decided to abandon the approach and called for gear up and takeoff power. At this instant, the captain took over the controls, called for gear down, and proceeded to complete the landing. The landing gear had not reached the downlock position and retracted during the landing roll.


Opsomming van de bekende ongevallen en incidenten in 1958 / H. Dekker

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photo (c) Hartkamp / Anefo; Nationaal Archief; Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS); 01 February 1958; (CC:by-sa)

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