Accident
Last updated: 21 August 2014
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Datum:zondag 19 juli 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air-India
Registratie: VT-DIN
Constructienummer: 4667
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 39
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 46
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mumbai (Bombay) (   India)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Beschrijving:
The Super Constellation, named "Rani of Aera", approached Santa Cruz Airport in conditions of poor visibility due to rain. The captain was using an altimeter with the barometric pressure set at 29.92". An overshoot was delayed and the aircraft crashed.

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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.
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