Airplane Crash - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 08/03/1953

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Date08/03/1953
Time22:37
LocationSharjah, United Arab Emirates
OperatorOrient Airways
RouteSharjah - Bahrain
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationAP-AAD
Cn/In9143
Aboard25
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryShortly after taking off, the aircraft entered a turn and crashed to the ground. The failure of the captain to supervise the first officer in flying the plane who was not able to fly on instruments in the dark.

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