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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 21 November 1951
Zeit:07:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Deccan Airways
Kennzeichen: VT-AUO
Werknummer: 13265
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport (NAG/VANP), Indien
Flug nach:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), Indien
Unfallbericht:
An attempt to land was made in extremely poor visibility conditions. The crew descended too low until the aircraft struck trees and crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» The Indian Express - Nov 22, 1951


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Distance from Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport to Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport as the crow flies is 979 km (612 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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