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Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2016
Date:Tuesday 26 August 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Wayfarer 21P
Operator:Royal Pakistan Air Force
Registration: G783
C/n / msn: 12810
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Khewra (   Pakistan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Khewra Airport, Pakistan
Destination airport:Peshawar Airport (PEW/OPPS), Pakistan
Crashed shortly after takeoff.

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