Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 7 June 1979
Type:Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. HAL-748-LFD Srs. 2M
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: H-2178
C/n / msn: 572
First flight: 1978
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Leh (   India) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Leh Airport (IXL/VILH), India
Narrative:
Crashed near the Karmwal Pass at an altitude of 16.000 feet.

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