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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 1 april 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic B704 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-437
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air-India
Registratie: VT-DNZ
Constructienummer: 18415/282
Bouwjaar: 1962-04-12 (12 years)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 32
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 44
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Beschrijving:
The aircraft was on a scheduled passenger flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong . Following an Instrument Guidance System Visual approach to Hong Kong the aircraft made a firm landing on a wet runway with tail and cross wind components and despite the application of rudder, full braking and reverse-thrust, slid-off the runway coming to rest on the grass shoulder. None of the crew or passengers was injured although the aircraft sustained extensive damage when the right main gear collapsed.

Probable Cause:

The cause of accident was attributed to aquaplaning in cross wind conditions.

Bronnen:
» Civil aircraft accidents 1974 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Tokyo-Haneda Airport en Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport bedraagt 2859 km (1787 miles).

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.
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