Date: August 03, 1953
Time: 2237
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Operator: Orient Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Karachi - Jeddah
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: AP-AAD
cn / ln: 9143
Aboard: 25   (passengers:21  crew:4)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: Shortly after taking off, the aircraft entered a turn and crashed to the ground. The failure of the captain to supervise the first officer in flying the plane who was not able to fly on instruments in the dark.

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