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Last updated: 20 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 3 noviembre 1950
Hora:09:43
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749 Constellation
Operador:Air-India
Registración: VT-CQP
Numéro de série: 2506
Año de Construcción: 1948
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 40 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 48 / Ocupantes: 48
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mont Blanc (   Francia)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 4572 m (15000 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cairo (unknown airport), Egipto
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG), Suiza
Número de Vuelo: 245
Descripción:
Air-India flight 245 departed Bombay on a flight to London with several intermediate stops. While descending towards Geneva, the airplane flew into the side of Mont Blanc at an elevation of 15.000 feet.
The wreckage was located November 5.

Fuentes:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 51)


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