ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-32 K2673 Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
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Date:Sunday 7 March 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-32
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: K2673
MSN: 0108 ?
First flight: 1984
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-20
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) W of Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) (   India)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Gwalior Airport (GWL/VIGR), India
Destination airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
The aircraft was on approach to New Delhi runway 10 when it crashed into a concrete water tank. The tank was located in the Pappankalan Delhi suburb, located 1,5 miles short of the runway.
Weather at the time of the accident was: temperature 10-14deg C, calm winds and sudden severe fog.

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Distance from Gwalior Airport to Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport as the crow flies is 274 km (171 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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