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Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 22 November 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-1 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Aden Airways
Kennzeichen: VR-AAN
Werknummer: 4284
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Wadi Rabtah (   Yemen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mayfa'ah Airport (MFY), Yemen
Flug nach:Aden International Airport (ADE/ODAA), Yemen
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 had reached a cruising height of 6000 feet, 20 minutes after takeoff from Mayfa'ah when an explosive device detonated in the passenger cabin, on the left side just above the wing. The DC-3 disintegrated and crashed.

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