1948 KLM Constellation air disaster

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1948 KLM Constellation air disaster
Lockheed L-049E G-AMUP Tr-European RWY 18.06.62 edited-2.jpg
A Lockheed L-049 Constellation seemilar tae the aircraft involved in the accident.
Accident
Date20 October 1948
SummaryControlled flicht intae terrain
SteidPrestwick, Scotland
55°30′30″N 4°30′16″W / 55.5084°N 4.5044°W / 55.5084; -4.5044Coordinates: 55°30′30″N 4°30′16″W / 55.5084°N 4.5044°W / 55.5084; -4.5044
Aircraft
Aircraft typeLockheed L-049-46-25 Constellation
Aircraft nameNijmegen
OperatorKLM
RegistrationPH-TEN
Flicht oreeginSchiphol Airport, Amsterdam
StapowerPrestwick
DestinationNew York
Passengers30
Crew10
Fatalities40 (all)
Survivors0

A KLM Lockheed L-049 Constellation airliner (named Nijmegen an registered PH-TEN) crashed intae heich grund near Glesga Prestwick Airport, Scotland, on 20 October 1948; aw 40 abuird dee'd.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Barker 1988, p. 108