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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 25 December 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
Registration: CBK-20
C/n / msn: 19608
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Çakirlar Çiftligi, Ankara (   Turkey)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ankara (unknown airport), Turkey
Destination airport:Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkey
Narrative:
Crashed due to icing.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Scramble
» www.tayyareci.com
» El Litoral 26 December 1951, p1


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