Accident
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Status:
Datum:woensdag 5 april 1950
Tijd:ca 04:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Deccan Airways
Registratie: VT-CJD
Constructienummer: 12826
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3,5 km (2.2 mijl) S of Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   India) show on map
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Assam, India
Beschrijving:
One engine failed soon after takeoff from Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport. The crew was not able to return to the airfield and the airplane crash-landed in a paddy. A contributory cause was the overloading of the aircraft.

Bronnen:
» The Indian Express - Apr 6, 1950


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