Accident Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3) VT-CMD,
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Date:Tuesday 7 April 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Kalinga Airlines
Registration: VT-CMD
MSN: 12491
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Along Airport (IXV) -   India
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Along Airport (IXV/VEAN)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Undershot the runway on landing and struck a fence. The Douglas C-47 caught fire.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident is attributed to the co-pilot's failure to effect a safe landing. The captain was not authorized to permit a landing by the co-pilot."


Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1964 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB

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