Plane Crash at the Kahlenberg - Klosterneuburg, Austria
Posted by: BakaGaijin
N 48° 16.845 E 016° 19.868
33U E 598755 N 5348361
Quick Description: A memorial to the victims of the plane crash at the Kahlenberg on 10 October 1955.
Location: Niederösterreich, Austria
Date Posted: 11/27/2009 10:28:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM7RJK
On 10 October 1955 the JAT flight took off from Belgrade at 12:30 GMT for a flight to Vienna. At 14:25 the flight contacted Vienna Approach Control. Five minutes later the flight reported over the OEW beacon and was instructed to remain 500 feet above the clouds. A little later the flight was cleared for a runway 12 instrument approach and to descend to 3500 feet. At 14:40 the aircraft crashed on the uphill slope of the Kahlenberg hill. -- Six passengers and one crew member were killed in the accident.
Artikel aus der Arbeiterzeitung und der Presse bei Zur Wurst.