Accident description
Last updated: 31 July 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 6 March 1964
Type:Fairchild C-119 Packet
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 22
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Barrackpore Air Force Station (   India) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Barrackpore Air Force Station (VEBR), India
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Exploded in mid-air after takeoff.

Sources:
» WarbirdsofIndia.com


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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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