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Last updated: 1 December 2015
Datum:Donnerstag 20 Dezember 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-330B
Kennzeichen: D-ABOT
Werknummer: 18463/363
Baujahr: 1964
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 98
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 109
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Delhi (   Indien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Flug nach:Delhi (unknown airport), Indien
The aircraft undershot the Delhi runway and collided with the Middle Marker building.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Deviation from the approved established procedure and failure to exercise adequate monitory control and supervision of the flight and to initiate a timely go-around action. Contributory factors were lack of adequate weather information and optical illusion created by a haze/fog layer upto ca. 200ft above ground level.

» FUS Bericht 2X002-0/73


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