Airplane Crash - Com Edno, Wales 01/10/1952

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Com Edno, Wales


Date01/10/1952
Time19:15
LocationCom Edno, Wales
OperatorAer Lingus
RouteNortholt - Dublin
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationEI-AFL
Cn/In16699/33447
Aboard23
Fatalities23
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft lost control in severe turbulence and downdrafts and crashed in a soft peat bog 1 mile east of Llyn Gwynant. The encountering of strong down-currents of air on the lee side of Snowdon which forced the aircraft down into an area of strong turbulence where control was lost.

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