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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:Tuesday 16 November 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
Registration: H-060
MSN: 19724
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ankara-Etimesgut Airport (ANK) (   Turkey)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Konya Airport (KYA/LTAN), Turkey
Destination airport:Ankara-Etimesgut Airport (ANK/LTAD), Turkey
Narrative:
Crashed while on approach to Ankara.
A Turkish memorial website reports seven Air Force personnel died in the crash. Media reports suggest that a total of nine occupants died. This could include two non-Air Force passengers.

Sources:
» Scramble
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Passauer Neue Presse, 18-11-1965
» www.tayyareci.com


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Distance from Konya Airport to Ankara-Etimesgut Airport as the crow flies is 218 km (136 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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