Accident Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3) EP-ACJ, Thursday 25 December 1952
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Date:Thursday 25 December 1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Iranian Airways
Registration: EP-ACJ
MSN: 9692
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 25
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:7 km from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) -   Iran
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM)
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII)
Narrative:
Crashed on approach to Tehran Airport. One child is reported to have survived the accident.

Sources:

Ellensburg Daily Record - Dec 26, 1952

Statistics

  • 20th worst accident in 1952
  • 141st worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 64th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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