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Last updated: 20 October 2019
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:vendredi 8 juin 1962
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Compagnie:Indian Airlines
Immatriculation: VT-DMB
Numéro de série: 10172
Année de Fabrication: 1961
Moteurs: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 514
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL) (   Inde)
Phase de vol: Au roulage (TXI)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Agra-Kheria Airport (AGR/VIAG), Inde
Aéroport de destination:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), Inde
Détails:
The undercarriage failed to deploy when selected down in preparation for landing at Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL), India.
The emergency manual system was used and the airplane landed normally. Taxiing at slow speed at the end of the runway, the pilot released the emergency manual system, forgetting that the automatic release system was not working. The main gear then folded back and the airplane came to rest with the fuselage resting on the tarmac.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: The pilot's inadequate knowledge of the undercarriage emergency systems. His action in moving the emergency undercarriage selector back to its normal position after having used it earlier for
emergency extension caused the undercarriage to retract.
A sticky solenoid which prevented the normal system from operating was a contributory factor to the accident.

Sources:
» Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1962 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB
» Spider 19 - juli 1996


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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Agra-Kheria Airport et Delhi-Palam Airport est de 177 km (111 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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