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Last updated: 21 April 2018
Datum:Montag 13 April 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Air Taxi Co.
Kennzeichen: EP-AGZ
Werknummer: 26868/15423
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Ahwaz Airport (AWZ) (   Iran)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Ahwaz Airport (AWZ/OIAW), Iran
Flug nach:?
After a takeoff run (runway 12) of 450 m, the DC-3 became airborne and stalled. The left wing hit the ground, causing the aircraft to slide off the runway. Both engine caught fire but could be extinguished.
CAUSE: 'Carelessness of the pilot and the failure to completely check the equipment before takeoff.


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