Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Saturday December 17, 1960
The aircraft lost an engine on takeoff from Munich. Unable to maintain height, it crashed into St. Paul's Cathedral church and into a business section of the city killing 31 on the ground. A collection of water was found in the fuel tank booster pump.

Crash Details

DateSaturday December 17, 1960
LocationMunich, West Germany
PassengersUnknown
CrewUnknown
FatalitiesUnknown
SurvivorsUnknown
Aircraft TypeConvair C-131D (CV-340-79)
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration55-291
Flight OriginMunich
Flight Destination Northolt AB, England
Munich, West Germany
Military - U.S. Air Force
Convair C-131D (CV-340-79)
1960