YA-AAB  Douglas DC-3                           (c/n 4275)


                                  Ariana Afghan Airlines was founded in 1955 with financial aid from the Indamer Corp.  Initial
                                  services provided for routes from Kabul to Tehran, Beirut and Ankara using five DC-3s.  Pan
                                  American bought out Indamer's share in 1957.  YA-AAB was the former VT-DGT of Hindu-
                                  stan Aircraft Corp.  It had been built as a C-47-DL in 1941 (41-7788).   On 15 Jan 1969 it
                                  was involved in a ground collision with Ariana's DC-6 YA-DAN and was written off.