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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 12 Februar 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Det Danske Luftfartselskab - DDL
Kennzeichen: OY-DCI
Werknummer: 7330
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Ulrichstein (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Dänemark
Flug nach:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
Unfallbericht:
Crashed on descent towards Frankfurt. The DC-3 carried out a flight from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt.
The flight crew tried to become visual with the ground and descended until the aircraft impacted a wooded area, some 70 km northeast of the airport.



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Distance from København-Kastrup Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 675 km (422 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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