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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 13 Dezember 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Air-India
Kennzeichen: VT-CFK
Werknummer: 26049/14604
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Katagiri (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), Indien
Flug nach:Coimbatore-Peelamedu Airport (CJB/VOCB), Indien
Unfallbericht:
Navigation error; hit high ground.



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Distance from Bombay-Santacruz Airport to Coimbatore-Peelamedu Airport as the crow flies is 996 km (622 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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