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Last updated: 24 November 2015
Datum:Donnerstag 15 März 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. HAL-748-224 Srs. 2
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-EAU
Werknummer: 541
Baujahr: 1972
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Hyderabad-Begumpet Airport (HYD) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Hyderabad-Begumpet Airport (HYD/VOHY), Indien
Flug nach:Hyderabad-Begumpet Airport (HYD/VOHY), Indien
The no. 2 engine was feathered after take-off for a single-engine bad weather circuit training. While turning right at the end of the downwind leg, the right wingtip struck high tension wires and a tree. The aircraft then impacted a house and caught fire.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Several errors by the instructor as well as trainees due to the consumption of alcohol before the flight.



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