Accident Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3) VT-DGX,
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Date:Friday 21 September 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Kalinga Airlines
Registration: VT-DGX
MSN: 12142
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Sela Pass -   India
Phase: Unknown
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Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The Douglas C-47 transport plane crashed into high ground in conditions of poor visibility. The airplane was engaged in supply dropping operations in the North Eastern Frontier Agency area.
All three flight crew members and five members of the ejection crew were killed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft struck high terrain in conditions of poor visibility in cloud."


Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1962 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB

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