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Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 13 März 1957
Zeit:09:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-CFB
Werknummer: 13626
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kingsway Camp (   Indien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:Delhi-Safdarjung Airport (VIDD), Indien
Flug nach:Delhi-Safdarjung Airport (VIDD), Indien
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 took off from Safdarjung at 08:32 for a local training flight. This was the 1st flight in a series of 8 to train a captain as a flight instructor. During one of a series of manoeuvres, an approach to stall, the aircraft entered a spin. Partial recovery was made, but the plane was already too close to the ground and crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was attributed to loss of control of the aircraft as a result of a spin, inadvertently entered into at a height too low for recovery."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 59-AN/54 (9-11)


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