ASN Aircraft accident ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) VT-DKC Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Saturday 11 March 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT75 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500)
Operator:Air Deccan
Registration: VT-DKC
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
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR) (   India)
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
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.

Heavy landing
Runway mishap

» 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).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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