Narrative:Crashed into dry river bed from a height of about 450 feet following an engine fire.
|Date:||25 SEP 1953|
|Operator:||Devlet Hava Yollari - DHY|
|C/n / msn:|| 9694|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 21 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Ankara (Turkey)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Ankara-Etimesgut Airport (ANK/LTAD), Turkey|
|Destination airport:||Van Airport (VAN/LTCI), Turkey|
» ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (169)
» Milliyet, 26-9-1953
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Distance from Ankara-Etimesgut Airport to Van Airport as the crow flies is 925 km (578 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.