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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Freitag 21 Januar 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Fluggesellschaft:Türk Hava Yollari - THY
Kennzeichen: TC-JAC
Werknummer: 47213/358
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Adana Airport (ADA) (   Türkei)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Damascus International Airport (DAM/OSDI), Syrien
Flug nach:Ankara-Esenboga Airport (ESB/LTAC), Türkei
Unfallbericht:
The DC-9 diverted to Adana after pressurization problems. The aircraft hit the ground downwind on the second approach and caught fire.



Fotos

photo of DC-9-32-TC-JAC
accident date: 21-01-1972
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
registration: TC-JAC
 

Map
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 Damascus International Airport to Ankara-Esenboga Airport as the crow flies is 805 km (503 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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