Plane Crash at the Kahlenberg - Klosterneuburg, Austria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
Views: 31

Long Description:

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.

Deutsch:

Artikel aus der Arbeiterzeitung und der Presse bei Zur Wurst.

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Date of Crash: 10/10/1955

Aircraft Model: Convair CV 340-58

Military or Civilian: Civilian

Tail Number: YU-ADC

Cause of Crash:
Pilot error, - the aircraft descended below the prescribed altitude and crashed into the hillside of Kahlenberg while on approach to Vienna.


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