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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 28 marzo 1956
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Starways
Registración: G-AMRB
Numéro de série: 33418/16670
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Largs (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Liverpool-Speke Airport (LPL/EGGP), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Glasgow-Renfrew Airport, Reino Unido
Descripción:
The Starways DC-3 was on a positioning flight to Glasgow because it had to fly to Lourdes the day after. While on an instrument approach, the aircraft struck a hill at 1250 feet msl.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An error of airmanship on the part of the captain. During an instrument approach at night he permitted the aircraft to descend below the approved safety height and this resulted in the aircraft striking the ground."



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