- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 15, 1956
Time: 01:35
Location: Shannon, Ireland
Operator: Swissair
Flight #: ?
Route: Gander - Shannon
AC Type: Convair CV-440-11
Registration: HB-IMD
cn / ln: 335
Aboard: 4   (passengers:0  crew:4)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:0  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane was on delivery from San Diego to Zürich via New York, Gander and Shannon. The crew broke off their GCA runway 23 approach after establishing visual reference, and turned for a runway 05 approach. The plane banked sharply, dropped and crashed. Error in judgement by pilot in executing an abnormally steep turn onto final approach.
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