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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 8 febrero 1985
Hora:12:31
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A8
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-EDS
Numéro de série: 21164/435
Año de Construcción: 1975-10-06 (9 years 4 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 109
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 116
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   India)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Número de Vuelo:IC248
Descripción:
The Boeing 737-2A8 sustained substantial damage when it landed with undercarriage not fully down and locked. Fuel lines ruptured causing a fire in the engines. The fire was extinguished quickly and fourteen persons sustained minor injuries during the evacuation.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Aircraft landing with landing gears not fully down and locked on account of negligent and careless flying by the commander disregarding the laid down operating procedures.
Failure of the co-pilot to alert the commander about the landing gears not being down was the contributory factor."

Fuentes:
» Accident summary for the year 1985 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB


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