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Last updated: 13 November 2018
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Date:Friday 1 December 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Iranian Airways
Registration: EP-AAJ
C/n / msn: 13572
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:NNW of Chamaran (   Iran)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tabriz Airport (TBZ/OITT), Iran
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain.

Sources:
» Missing DC-3 Plane Found Wrecked in Iran; 8 Dead (Chicago Tribune)


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Distance from Tabriz Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 523 km (327 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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