ASN Aircraft accident Vickers 610 Viking 1B CR-IAD Karachi International Airport (KHI)
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Date:Saturday 2 November 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic vikg model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Operator:Transportes Aéreos da India Portuguesa - TAIP
Registration: CR-IAD
MSN: 215
First flight: 1947-05-08 (10 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Karachi International Airport (KHI) (   Pakistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Goa-Dabolim Airport (GOI/VAGO), India
Destination airport:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan
The TAIP Viking crashed into the fire brigade headquarters building. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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Distance from Goa-Dabolim Airport to Karachi International Airport as the crow flies is 1260 km (787 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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