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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151230
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:25-JUN-1955
Time:09:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic O1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna L-19A Bird Dog
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 51-7414
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wien-Heiligenstadt Airfield -   Austria
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:LOXT
Destination airport:Wien-Heiligenstadt Airfield
Narrative:
The engine of the Cessna L-19A Bird Dog failed during a go-around maneuver at Wien-Heiligenstadt Airfield. The crew tried to land at the airfield, but the aircraft struck a bridge and crashed in the Donaukanal (Danube Canal). Both occupants were killed.

Sources:

http://www.gotech.at/fremde_lfz/l19.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Dec-2012 10:31 Alpine Flight Added
15-Jun-2019 18:08 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
15-Jun-2019 18:08 TB Updated [Phase]

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