Date: November 21, 1959
Time: ?
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Operator: Ariana Afghan Airlines
Flight #: 202
Route: Beirut - Tehran
AC Type: Douglas DC-4
Registration: YA-BAG
cn / ln: 18367
Aboard: 27   (passengers:22  crew:5)
Fatalities: 24   (passengers:19  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: 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.

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