Last updated: 1 February 2015
Fecha:viernes 2 enero 1976
Tipo:McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30CF
Operado por:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Alquilado a :Overseas National Airways - ONA
Registración: N1031F
Numéro de série: 46825/81
Año de Construcción: 1973
Motores: 3 General Electric CF6-50C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 361
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 373
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Istanbul Airport (IST) (   Turquía)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jeddah International Airport (JED/OEJN), Arabia Saudita
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ankara-Esenboga Airport (ESB/LTAC), Turquía
The DC-10, owned by Overseas National Airlines was leased by Saudia for hajj flights to Jeddah. On the return flight to Ankara, the crew were forced to divert because of poor weather at the destination. While on approach the aircraft reportedly suffered engine problems (no.1 engine fire) . The DC-10 made a heavy landing and careered off runway 06/24.



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Distance from Jeddah International Airport to Ankara-Esenboga Airport as the crow flies is 2120 km (1325 miles).

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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