Accident description
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 24 June 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registration: HZ-AAM
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Khalif Nseir (   Saudi Arabia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nejran Airport (EAM/OENG), Saudi Arabia
Destination airport:Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED/OEJN), Saudi Arabia
Narrative:
Crashed.
The accident location was named as "Khalif Nseir", however no such location is known in Saudi Arabia. Media may have been referring to Khamis Mushait which is on the route between Nejran and Jeddah.


Sources:
» Flight International 11 Jan. 1968


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Distance from Nejran Airport to Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport as the crow flies is 709 km (443 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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