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Accident description
Last updated: 2 August 2015
Date:Monday 9 August 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 768D Viscount
Operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-DIX
C/n / msn: 292
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jaipur-Sanganer Airport (JAI) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Jaipur-Sanganer Airport (JAI/VIJP), India
On the third landing attempt (downwind), the Viscount touched down 1800 feet down the wet runway. The aircraft overran.

Runway excursion



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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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