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Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Date:mercredi 13 mars 1957
Heure:09:15
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Compagnie:Indian Airlines
Immatriculation: VT-CFB
Numéro de série: 13626
Année de Fabrication: 1944
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Victimes au sol:victimes: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Kingsway Camp (   Inde)
Phase de vol: Inconnu (UNK)
Nature:Entrainement
Aéroport de départ:Delhi-Safdarjung Airport (VIDD), Inde
Aéroport de destination:Delhi-Safdarjung Airport (VIDD), Inde
Détails:
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."

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


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