Narrative:Flight 113 was approaching runway 23 in foggy weather when it struck trees and a high-tension pylon before crashing into a field, bursting into flames.
|Date:||Wednesday 19 October 1988|
|C/n / msn:|| 20481/271|
|First flight:|| 1970-11-24 (17 years 11 months)|
|Total airframe hrs:||42750|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 125 / Occupants: 129|
|Total:||Fatalities: 131 / Occupants: 135 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||5 km (3.1 mls) SW of Ahmedabad Airport (AMD) (India)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Mumbai (Bombay) Airport (BOM/VABB), India|
|Destination airport:||Ahmedabad Airport (AMD/VAAH), India|
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 24.10.1988 (p.32)
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mumbai (Bombay) Airport to Ahmedabad Airport as the crow flies is 442 km (276 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.