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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146636
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:30-AUG-1955
Time:afternoon
Type:Percival Proctor 5
Owner/operator:Airrang
Registration: G-ALEO
MSN: H.672
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nürnberg (NUE) -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Nürnberg (NUE)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on demostration flight shortly after take-off while possibly attempted to return after engine failure. Pilot Karl Bott was allowed to fly the aircraft and another pilot Hans Röthlesberger was a Swiss citizen. There were two more pilots (Willy Döring, Eugen Kießkalt) on board as passengers. Airrang (Fritz Rang, Nürnberg). Bott ferried this Proctor recently from London to Nürnberg for scenic flights. Possibly G-A... registered, not D-E...

Sources:

Passauer Neue Presse 1.9.1955, p5
Hamburger Abendblatt 31 August 1955, p14
ex.NP288.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jul-2012 10:46 TB Added
11-Dec-2015 16:05 TB Updated [Registration, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Feb-2017 06:14 sparrow9 Updated [Registration, Narrative]
01-Mar-2018 09:49 TB Updated [Registration, Narrative]
12-Jul-2019 16:06 A.J.Scholten Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

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