Narrative:While trying to fly below the clouds to Amman, the Convair struck some trees and crashed, 11,85 miles from its destination.
|Date:||Thursday 22 January 1959|
|C/n / msn:|| 55|
|First flight:|| 1948|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 11|
|Total:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 15 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||4,5 km (2.8 mls) NW of Wadi-es-Sir (Jordan)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Jerusalem Airport (JRS/OJJR), Israel|
|Destination airport:||Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ/OJAM), Jordan|
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 Jerusalem Airport to Amman-Marka International Airport as the crow flies is 73 km (46 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.