Accident
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 14 marzo 1953
Tipo:Convair CV-240-7
Operador:Orient Airways
Registración: AP-AEG
Numéro de série: 82
Año de Construcción: 1949
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:S of Kalahasahar (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Delhi-Safdarjung Airport (VIDD), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport (DAC/VGTJ), Bangladesh
Descripción:
Crashed into a mountain on a flight from Delhi to Dhaka. The pilot had descended in poor visibility in order to ascertain his position.

Fuentes:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 56)


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Distance from Delhi-Safdarjung Airport to Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport as the crow flies is 1409 km (881 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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