Accident
Last updated: 26 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 9 September 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Jordan International Airlines
Kennzeichen: JY-ABV
Werknummer: 27069
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 53
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 57
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ) (   Jordanien) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ/OJAM), Jordanien
Flug nach:Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK), Kuwait
Unfallbericht:
Problems on climb out forced the crew to return to Amman. On final approach, with the gear still retracted, the aircraft bounced on the upward slope of a hill went over the top and downhill. A fire erupted, but nearly al passengers were evacuated safely.

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Distance from Amman-Marka International Airport to Kuwait International Airport as the crow flies is 1178 km (736 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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