Date & Time: Jul 30, 1954
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Arab Contracting & Trading Company
H3 Oil Station - Beirut
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
During the engine startup, the left engine caught fire. All six occupants were able to evacuate the cabin before the airplane would be destroyed by fire. The aircraft was preparing for a flight from H3 Oil Station (Southwest) located about 450 km west of Baghdad to Beirut, Lebanon.
The left engine caught fire during startup.