Accident
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:
Datum:donderdag 24 mei 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Darbhanga Aviation
Registratie: VT-AYG
Constructienummer: 12848
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:48 km (30 mijl) N of Rajshahi (   Bangladesh) show on map
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
A fatigue failure of the no. 1 engine forced the crew of the DC-3 to continue on a single engine (no. 2). After a while the remaining engine lost power due to overheating. The aircraft crashed.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Failure of the pilot to take proper emergency action and indiscretion exercised following failure of port engine due to fatigue.


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