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Accident description
Last updated: 1 May 2016
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Date:Monday 9 August 1971
Time:19:20
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: 1958-02-17 (13 years 6 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jaipur-Sanganer Airport (JAI) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Jaipur-Sanganer Airport (JAI/VIJP), India
Narrative:
On the third landing attempt (downwind), the Viscount touched down 1800 feet down the wet runway. The aircraft overran.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Civil aircraft accidents 1971 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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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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