- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 26, 1948
Time: 11:00
Location: Vehari, Pakistan
Operator: Pakistan Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Karachi - Lohore
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: AP-ACE
cn / ln: 12775
Aboard: 21   (passengers:16  crew:5)
Fatalities: 21   (passengers:16  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The 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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