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Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Fecha:miércoles 17 mayo 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Airways (India)
Registración: VT-CHB
Numéro de série: 13023
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Balurghat Airport (RGH) (   India)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Balurghat Airport (RGH/VEBG), India
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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