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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:Samstag 3 April 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Devlet Hava Yollari - DHY
Kennzeichen: TC-ARK
Werknummer: 19509
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Adana (   Türkei)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Adana Airport (ADA/LTAF), Türkei
Flug nach:Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), Türkei
Unfallbericht:
Crashed 15 minutes after takeoff.

Informationsquelle:
» El Siglo de Torreón 4 April 1954, p3


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Distance from Adana Airport to Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport as the crow flies is 708 km (443 miles).

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