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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 24 January 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operator:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Registration: SU-ANL
C/n / msn: 44104/397
First flight: 1953
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hodeidah Airport (HOD) (   Yemen)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hodeidah Airport (HOD/ODHD), Yemen
Narrative:
On landing, directional control was lost due to improper reversing technique. The DC-6 groundlooped off the runway, causing the gear to collapse. The airplane was reportedly later flown to Cairo and scrapped there.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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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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