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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Samstag 10 April 1965
Flugzeugtyp:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 207
Fluggesellschaft:Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Kennzeichen: JY-ACQ
Werknummer: 170
Baujahr: 1963
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart (series unknown)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 50 / Insassen: 50
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 54 / Insassen: 54
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:22km ENE of Damascus (   Syrien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon
Flug nach:Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ/OJAM), Jordanien
Unfallbericht:
The Herald had taken off from Beirut at 19:55 for a flight to Amman. The aircraft crashed on a 45-degree slope of a mountain at a height of 4200 feet msl.
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The cause of the accident was structural failure of the fuselage in flight."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 (72-76)


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Distance from Beirut International Airport to Amman-Marka International Airport as the crow flies is 209 km (131 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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