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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18267
Last updated: 14 November 2020
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Date:19-MAR-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1B Aiglet
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VT-DFQ
C/n / msn: 2675
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Madras (Chennai) -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Madras, India
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 19 March 1968: crashed on take off from Madras, India. Per the official accident report: "the probable cause of the accident was interference with the rudder control by the passenger, seated next to the pilot, during the take-off run, and inept handling of the aircraft by the pilot"

Sources:

http://dgca.nic.in/aircraft/reg-ind.htm (Summary for 1968)
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p26.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
20-Jan-2013 11:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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