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Last updated: 23 September 2021
Datum:Montag 6 Mai 1974
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Kennzeichen: TF-OAE
Werknummer: 44069/396
Baujahr: 1953
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) E of Nürnberg (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), Frankreich
Flug nach:Nürnberg Airport (NUE/EDDN), Deutschland
The cargo aircraft struck trees and crashed inverted while on an ILS runway 28 approach, probably due to airframe icing. The captain was found to have blood alcohol concentration of 121-250 mg per 100 ml blood.

» FUS Bericht AX003-0/74


photo of Douglas-DC-6A-TF-OAE
accident date: 06-05-1974
type: Douglas DC-6A
registration: TF-OAE

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport to Nürnberg Airport as the crow flies is 708 km (442 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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