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Accident
Last updated: 30 September 2016
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 21 noviembre 1951
Hora:07:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Deccan Airways
Registración: VT-AUO
Numéro de série: 13265
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   India)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport (NAG/VANP), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Descripción:
An attempt to land was made in extremely poor visibility conditions. The crew descended too low until the aircraft struck trees and crashed.

Fuentes:
» 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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