Narrative:The DC-3 swung to the left just before lifting off. The plane became airborne and struck the ground left of the runway. The DC-3 had been overloaded and the centre-of-gravity was too far aft. The takeoff was performed by the copilot under downwind/crosswind conditions.
|Date:||Tuesday 18 February 1969|
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
|C/n / msn:|| 12477|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Jaipur-Sanganer Airport (JAI) ( India)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Jaipur-Sanganer Airport (JAI/VIJP), India|
» Civil aircraft accidents 1969 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.