Accident description
Last updated: 2 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 10 March 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6A
Operator:Trans Mediterranean Airways - TMA
Registration: OD-AEL
C/n / msn: 45504/1009
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mt Parnon (   Greece) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Lebanon
Destination airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Germany
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountainous area.

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Distance from Beirut International Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 2821 km (1763 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.
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