Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 3 julio 1997
Hora:03:49
Tipo:Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operador:Elbee Airlines
Registración: VT-SSA
Numéro de série: 10670
Año de Construcción: 1984
Motores: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 552-7R
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Madh Island (   India) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR/VOBG), India
Descripción:
The Fokker F-27 cargo plane took off from runway 27 of Mumbai airport at 03:47. After take off the pilot reported to ATC Tower," VSA is turning left Sir, thousand two hundred, we are entering weather otherwise", to which the ATC Tower acknowledged and asked to contact radar. The aircraft on contacting radar controller was asked to establish radial 146, climb level 170 and report passing FL80. The transmission was acknowledged by the aircraft. Thereafter the aircraft plunged into the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai Coast.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot possibly lost control when encountered severe weather conditions soon after take-off and crashed into the Sea."

Fuentes:
» Civil aviation aircraft accident summary for the year 1997 (DGAC India)


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Distance from Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to Bangalore-Hindustan Airport as the crow flies is 849 km (530 miles).

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