Descripción del Accidente ASN 12 DEC 1949 Douglas C-53 (DC-3) AP-ADI - Jungshahi
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Fecha:lunes 12 diciembre 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 (DC-3)
Registración: AP-ADI
Numéro de série: 4841
Año de Construcción: 1941
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Jungshahi (   Pakistán)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lahore Airport (LHE/OPLA), Pakistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistán
The DC-3 descended until it collided with a Karo Jabal Mountain, at an elevation of about 1185 feet msl.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An error of navigation on the part of the pilot in that the aircraft was not as near to Karachi Airport as he reported it to be in his last "position report", which, had it been correct, would have placed the aircraft past the last range of hills. It is apparent, however, that the pilot continued to descend further after having reported last at 2500ft at 21.47PST in contravention of the 'standard letdown procedure at Karachi Airport' which he was practicing."

Subsiguiente / acciones de seguridad
On December 14, 1949, under instructions from the Ministry of Defence, Pakair suspended all their services for an indefinite period of time.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Lahore Airport to Karachi International Airport as the crow flies is 1015 km (634 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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