Accident Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3) TC-ARK, Saturday 3 April 1954
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Date:Saturday 3 April 1954
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Devlet Hava Yollari - DHY
Registration: TC-ARK
MSN: 19509
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Adana -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Adana Airport (ADA/LTAF)
Destination airport:Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA)
Narrative:
Crashed 15 minutes after takeoff.

Sources:

El Siglo de Torreón 4 April 1954, p3

Statistics

  • 18th worst accident in 1954
  • 121st worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 52nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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