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Last updated: 4 April 2020
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Datum:Montag 1 Juli 1957
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Kennzeichen: AP-AJS
Werknummer: 12501
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 24
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Charlakhi Island (   Bangladesh)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Chittagong-Patenga Airport (CGP/VGEG), Bangladesh
Flug nach:Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport (DAC/VGTJ), Bangladesh
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 crashed on tidal flats in the Bay of Bengal.



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Distance from Chittagong-Patenga Airport to Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport as the crow flies is 223 km (139 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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 3343rd loss
  • 1224th Fataler Unfall
  • 69th worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 132nd worst accident (Momentan)
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