ASN Aircraft accident Vickers 768D Viscount VT-DJC Vijayawada Airport (VGA)
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Date:Thursday 28 August 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 768D Viscount
Operator:Huns Air
Registration: VT-DJC
MSN: 296
First flight: 1958-05-30 (22 years 3 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Vijayawada Airport (VGA) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Destination airport:Vijayawada Airport (VGA/VOBZ), India
The Viscount bounced three times on landing. The nosegear collapsed, and the aircraft ran off the right side of the runway.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Late and insufficient flaring out on landing.

Bounced on landing
Runway excursion


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Distance from Bombay-Santacruz Airport to Vijayawada Airport as the crow flies is 881 km (551 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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