Lufthansa CityLine Flight 5634

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Lufthansa Cityline Flight 5634
D-BEAT, The aircraft involved in the accident seen in Stuttgart Airport in May 1992.
Accident summary
Date 6 January 1993
Summary Crashed short of runway
Site Near Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, France
Passengers 19
Crew 4
Injuries (non-fatal) 19
Fatalities 4
Survivors 19
Aircraft type Dash 8-311
Operator Lufthansa Cityline
Registration D-BEAT
Flight origin Bremen Airport, Germany
Destination Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, France

The accident happened on 6 January 1993 when Lufthansa Cityline Flight 5634 was on a flight from Bremen Airport to Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport in France. The Dash 8-311[1] registration D-BEAT with 23 passengers and crew took off from Bremen Airport at 17:30. When Flight 5634 was nearing Paris a Korean Air Boeing 747 burst a tyre on landing and the runway was closed down for a short while. The pilot had to change course to another runway and started an approach when Flight 5634 entered a high sink rate and crashed into the ground tail first. The aircraft broke into two parts, but there was no fire. The crash killed 4 passengers and 19 were injured in the accident.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.planespotters.net/Production_List/De-Havilland-Canada/DHC-8_Dash-8/210,D-BEAT-Contact-Air.php

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Coordinates: 49°00′07″N 2°37′03″E / 49.00194°N 2.61750°E / 49.00194; 2.61750