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Last updated: 11 December 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 17 Mai 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Airways (India)
Kennzeichen: VT-CHB
Werknummer: 13023
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Balurghat Airport (RGH) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), Indien
Flug nach:Balurghat Airport (RGH/VEBG), Indien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 suffered an accident on landing at Balurghat, India. The aircraft carried a load of steel plates from Jorhat for the construction of an all-weather landing ground at Balurghat.

Informationsquelle:
» The Indian Express 20 May 1950, p4


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Distance from Jorhat-Rowriah Airport to Balurghat Airport as the crow flies is 558 km (349 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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