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Accident description
Last updated: 27 November 2015
Date:Tuesday 7 April 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Kalinga Airlines
Registration: VT-CMD
C/n / msn: 12491
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Along Airport (IXV) (   India)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Along Airport (IXV/VEAN), India
Undershot the runway on landing and struck a fence. The Dakota caught fire.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident is attributed to the co-pilot's failure to effect a safe landing. The captain was not authorized to permit a landing by the co-pilot."

Flightcrew un(der)qualified

» Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1964 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB


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