Date & Time: Sep 17, 1946 at 0117 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Brussels – Croydon
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after a night takeoff, while in initial climb, the aircraft stalled and crashed on the roof of a hangar. A crew member was killed while six other occupants were injured.
Aerodynamic stall after rotation due to insufficient speed. The reason of the loss of speed could not be determined with certainty.