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Date:Saturday 27 September 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Delhi-Palam Air Force Station (DEL) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Agra-Kheria Air Force Station (AGR/VIAG), India
Destination airport:Delhi-Palam Air Force Station (DEL/VIDP), India
Narrative:
Crashed on landing.

Sources:
» El Litoral 28 September 1947, p1
» Indian Daily Mail 29 September 1947, p2


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Distance from Agra-Kheria Air Force Station to Delhi-Palam Air Force Station as the crow flies is 177 km (111 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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