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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Saturday 6 May 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Registration: SU-ALP
MSN: 26107/14662
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Al Qamishli Airport (KAC) (   Syria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Aleppo-Nejrab Airport (ALP/OSAP), Syria
Destination airport:Al Qamishli Airport (KAC/OSKL), Syria
The DC-3 crashed and caught fire 300yds from the airport.


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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 Aleppo-Nejrab Airport to Al Qamishli Airport as the crow flies is 364 km (227 miles).

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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