Narrative:Indian Airlines DC-3 VT-CCD undershot the Ahmedabad runway on landing. The aircraft bounced, stalled and crashed back onto the runway, causing the aircraft to be damaged beyond repair.
|Date:||Friday 18 May 1956|
Douglas C-47A-30-DK Dakota III
|C/n / msn:|| 14023/25468|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Ahmedabad Airport (AMD) (India)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Ahmedabad Airport (AMD/VAAH), India|
Three days prior to the accident, Indian Airlines had lost another DC-3 when VT-DBA bounced and stalled on landing at Kathmandu.
» Douglas DC-3 Production List (Issue no. 28)
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.