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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 9 June 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
Registration: ETI-51
C/n / msn: 13867
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Çanakkale (   Turkey)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff due to engine failure.
A Turkish memorial website reports five Air Force personnel died in the crash. Media reports suggest that a total of six occupants died. This could include one non-Air Force passenger.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Scramble
» Passauer Neue Presse, 10-6-1964
» www.tayyareci.com
» Milliyet Gazete Arsivi 10 June 1964


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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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