Accident description
Last updated: 20 September 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 11 March 2006
Time:10:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR-72-212A (ATR-72-500)
Operator:Air Deccan
Registration: VT-DKC
C/n / msn: 721
First flight: 2005
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127F
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 40
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 44
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR) (   India) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Coimbatore-Peelamedu Airport (CJB/VOCB), India
Destination airport:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR/VOBG), India
Flightnumber: 108
Narrative:
The brand new ATR-72 which was delivered just four months ago made a heavy landing at Bangalore (BLR) runway 27.
The fuselage was ferried from Bangalore to Paris-Orly by an Antonov 124 in August, 2006. Airlinair had bought the plane for spares.


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Sources:
» Air Deccan aircraft skids off runway (The Hindu Business Line, 12-3-2006)
» Bangalore airport resumes operation (Deccan Herald, 11-3-2006)


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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 Coimbatore-Peelamedu Airport to Bangalore-Hindustan Airport as the crow flies is 223 km (139 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.
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