Narrative:Undershot the runway on landing and struck a fence. The Dakota caught fire.
|Date:||Tuesday 7 April 1964|
|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:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Destination airport:||Along Airport (IXV/VEAN), India|
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."
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.