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Last updated: 6 August 2020
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Date:Saturday 26 November 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: HJ250
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Agra-Kheria Air Force Station (AGR) (   India)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Agra-Kheria Air Force Station (AGR/VIAG), India
Destination airport:Agra-Kheria Air Force Station (AGR/VIAG), India
Narrative:
A Douglas C-47 transport plane hit a tree while flying low on a on routine training flight and impacted a field near Agra, India. The aircraft burst into flames.
The two occupants (instructor and trainee) escaped with injuries.

Sources:
» The Indian Express 28 November 1955, p5
» Warbirds of India (warbirds.in)


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