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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Fecha:domingo 9 septiembre 1956
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operador:Jordan International Airlines
Registración: JY-ABV
Numéro de série: 27069
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 53
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 57
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ) (   Jordania)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ/OJAM), Jordania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK), Kuwait
Descripción:
Problems on climb out forced the crew to return to Amman. On final approach, with the gear still retracted, the aircraft bounced on the upward slope of a hill went over the top and downhill. A fire erupted, but nearly all passengers were evacuated safely.



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Distance from Amman-Marka International Airport to Kuwait International Airport as the crow flies is 1178 km (736 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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