- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 09, 1962
Time: 21:42Z
Location: Off Brindisi, Italy
Operator: Trans Mediterranean Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Douglas DC-4
Registration: OD-AEC
cn / ln: 42918
Aboard: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane descended and crashed into the ocean attempting to take off. A loss of power on the No.1 and 2 engines following takeoff, which resulted in a gradual loss of height. The probable slow psycho-physical reaction of the crew, due to fatigue, may have prevented perception of the danger and the timely execution of maneuvers to prevent the accident, or minimize its consequences.
Sources

Return to Home Page

Copyright Richard Kebabjian / www.planecrashinfo.com