ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3) YK-ACB Aleppo-Nejrab Airport (ALP)
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Date:Monday 6 February 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Syrian Arab Airlines
Registration: YK-ACB
MSN: 33559/16811
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Aleppo-Nejrab Airport (ALP) (   Syria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Damascus-Mezzeh Airport, Syria
Destination airport:Aleppo-Nejrab Airport (ALP/OSAP), Syria
The Douglas C-47B descended below the glide on approach and hit a building. The aircraft stalled and crashed a few hundreds yards from the runway while. Visibility was poor at the time of the approach.


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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-Mezzeh Airport to Aleppo-Nejrab Airport as the crow flies is 312 km (195 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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