Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 202

Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 202Saturday November 21, 1959
Crashed shortly after takeoff, 2.5 miles from Beirut Airport. Navigation error. Possible in-flight fire in the No. 1 engine which induced the pilot to start fire emergency action with a resulting reduction in the rate of turn and the rate of climb.

Crash Details

DateSaturday November 21, 1959
LocationBeirut, Lebanon
Passengers22
Crew5
Fatalities24
Survivors3
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-4
OperatorAriana Afghan Airlines
RegistrationYA-BAG
Flight OriginBeirut
Flight Destination Tehran
Beirut, Lebanon
Ariana Afghan Airlines
Douglas DC-4
1959