Date: July 16, 1947
Time: 2240
Location: Az-Zubair, Iran
Operator: British Overseas Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Cairo - Basrah
AC Type: Avro 685 York
Registration: G-AGMR
cn / ln: 1219
Aboard: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: During a fourth landing attempt the plane touched down, power was applied but the plane crashed in a wooded area beyond the runway. An error on the part of the pilot in continuing the flight in unsuitable weather conditions coupled with lack of cooperation by the ATC.

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