- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 16, 1960
Time: 1538
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Operator: Flyve Tjenesten
Flight #: ?
Route: Copenhagen - Herning
AC Type: de Havilland DH-89 Dragon Rapide
Registration: OY-DZY
cn / ln: 6956
Aboard: 9   (passengers:8  crew:1)
Fatalities: 8   (passengers:8  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The twin engine aircraft was chartered by the Danish Football Association. In the initial climb the pilot lost control of the plane and crashed into the ocean 50 meters off shore. Eight members of the Daniish Soccer Association were killed, while the pilot survived, but lost a leg. The pilot suffered spatial disorientation in heavy rain and strong crosswinds. The plane was not equipped with wipers which was considered as a contributing factor to the accident.
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