- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 12, 1961
Time: 01:29Z
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
Operator: Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Flight #: 511
Route: Zurich - Rabat
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-18B
Registration: OK-PAF
cn / ln: 181002904
Aboard: 72   (passengers:64  crew:8)
Fatalities: 72   (passengers:64  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: On reaching Rabat, the plane was diverted to Casablanca because of poor ground visibility. Conditions at Casablanca were a little better but the plane overshot the runway on its first approach. With worsening conditions the pilot asked to land at the U.S. Air Force base at Nouasseur. While the tower was seeking permission, the pilot saw a window of opportunity and tried again to land at Casablanca. The aircraft crashed into a hillside and burned eight miles short of the runway.
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