Descripción del Accidente ASN 25 JAN 1950 Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3) VT-CPQ - Shella Airstrip
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Estado:
Fecha:mircoles 25 enero 1950
Hora:09:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operated by:Airways (India)
On behalf of:Air Services of India
Registración: VT-CPQ
Numéro de série: 13558
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Shella Airstrip (   India)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Shella Airstrip, India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Calcutta Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Descripción:
The aircraft swung and crashed on takeoff. The co-pilot and radio-operator were killed and the pilot survived with serious injuries. The DC-3 was bound for Calcutta with a load of Assam oranges.

Fuentes:
» The Indian Express 26 January 1950, p8
» The Indian Express 28 January 1950, p10


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