Date & Time: Nov 24, 1956 at 1820 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Zurich – Prague
9 301 35 17
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff from Zurich-Kloten Airport, while climbing by night, the airplane went out of control and crashed nose first in a field located in Eglisau, about 12 km north of the airport. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and all 23 occupants have been killed. A crater of 10 meters width and three meters depth was found at the point of impact.
The exact cause of the loss of control could not be determined with certainty.