Narrative: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.
|Date:||07 MAR 1999|
|Operator:||Indian Air Force - IAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 0108 ?|
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-20|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14|
|Total:||Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18 |
|Ground casualties:||Fatalities: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (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|
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).
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.