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Last updated: 12 August 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 11 September 1963
Zeit:04:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 768D Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-DIO
Werknummer: 192
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:51 km (31.9 Meilen) S of Agra (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport (NAG/VANP), Indien
Flug nach:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), Indien
Unfallbericht:
The Viscount went into a steep dive and crashed into a field. The plane was operating on the night air mail service Madras-Nagpur-Delhi.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The probable cause of this accident could not be determined."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.15 - Volume II, Circular 78-AN/66 (196-200)


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Distance from Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport to Delhi-Palam Airport as the crow flies is 849 km (531 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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