- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 28, 1961
Time: 20:08
Location: Forcheim, Germany
Operator: Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Flight #: ?
Route: Prague - Zurich
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-18
Registration: OK-OAD
cn / ln: 180002102
Aboard: 52   (passengers:44  crew:8)
Fatalities: 52   (passengers:44  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed 13.6 miles Northeast of Nürnberg after an intentional descent for unknown reasons led to the disintegration of the aircraft due to structural stress. Possible defective artificial horizon. Possible unnoticed over control of the electrical rudder or aileron trim. Possible physical incapacitation of one or both pilots.
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