Accident description
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 22 October 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Orient Airways
Registration: AP-AAZ
C/n / msn: 12670
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jamshedpur (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan
Destination airport:Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport (DAC/VGTJ), Bangladesh
Narrative:
Crashed during a forced landing.

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Distance from Karachi International Airport to Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport as the crow flies is 2339 km (1462 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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