- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 12, 1963
Time: 10:15Z
Location: Gazni, Afghanistan
Operator: Trans Mediterranean Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Kawait - Kabul
AC Type: Douglas C-54A
Registration: OD-AEB
cn / ln: 10424
Aboard: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane struck a mountain while en route. A wrong estimation of the wind speed and direction resulted in a navigation error which brought the aircraft 42 nm from the approved air route. Possible contributing factors were: lack of weather forecast prior to takeoff, personal worries, fatigue and lack of oxygen, inadequate charts and maps.
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