Accident Amiot AAC.1 (Junkers Ju-52) OK-ZDN, Tuesday 5 March 1946
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Date:Tuesday 5 March 1946
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Amiot AAC.1 (Junkers Ju-52)
Owner/operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: OK-ZDN
MSN: 138
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG) -   Czech Republic
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Strasbourg-Entzheim Airport (SXB/LFST)
Destination airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR)
Narrative:
The CSA flight to Prague (PRG) took off from Paris, France at 12:30. An intermediate stop was made at Strasbourg. The Ju-52 attempted to land twice at Prague, runway 22 and crashed on the third attempt.

The cause of the accident was an incorrect estimate of altitude by the pilot due to reduced visibility and insufficient equipment of the airport.

Sources:

leteckabadatelna.cz
slavnostisvobody.cz

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 November 1954 T.2-247 Ejército del Aire 11 10 km S of Ronda w/o

Statistics

  • 76th worst accident in 1946
  • 76th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 56th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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