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Last updated: 26 May 2016
Date:dimanche 17 décembre 1978
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A8
Compagnie:Indian Airlines
Immatriculation: VT-EAL
Numéro de série: 20485/277
Année de Fabrication: 1971-02-25 (7 years 10 months)
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 6
Passagers:victimes: 1 / à bord: 126
Total:victimes: 1 / à bord: 132
Victimes au sol:victimes: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Hyderabad-Begumpet Airport (HYD) (   Inde)
Phase de vol: Au décollage (TOF)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Hyderabad-Begumpet Airport (HYD/VOHY), Inde
Aéroport de destination:?
The Indian Airlines aircraft lifted off from runway 09, but the leading edge devices did not deploy and as a result the aircraft became aerodynamically unstable. The takeoff was aborted and the aircraft was flared for a belly landing with undercarriage retracted. The aircraft belly-landed in nose up, left wing low attitude, on the centre line of the runway. It slid for 3080 feet, hit a boundary fence, crossed a drain and ploughed in rough terrain negotiating with small boulders and came to rest. Fire broke out on impact. The aircraft was completely destroyed by fire. Three persons cutting grass near the boundary fence of the airport were killed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Non-availability of leading edge devices immediately after rotation during take-off.

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