Narrative:Both engines failed as the DC-3 few through a storm. The aircraft crashed.
|Date:||Friday 24 February 1956|
|C/n / msn:|| 14917/26362|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||ca 24 km from Aleppo (Syria)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Aleppo-Nejrab Airport (ALP/OSAP), Syria|
|Destination airport:||Damascus International Airport (DAM/OSDI), Syria|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Aleppo-Nejrab Airport to Damascus International Airport as the crow flies is 313 km (195 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.