Airplane Crash - Vehari, Pakistan 11/26/1948

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Vehari, Pakistan


Date11/26/1948
LocationVehari, Pakistan
OperatorPakistan Airways
RouteKarachi - Lohore
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationAP-ACE
Cn/In12775
Aboard21
Fatalities21
Ground0
SummaryThe plane crashed shortly after taking off and climbing to 7,000 feet. The aircraft was seen trailing smoke before crashing in flames. The omission of a sealing washer on the carburetor fuel filter of the port engine resulting in fuel leaking on to the ignition systems, culminating in a severe oil fire which finally involved the main port fuel tanks.

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