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Last updated: 12 August 2020
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 11 septiembre 1963
Hora:04:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 768D Viscount
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-DIO
Numéro de série: 192
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:51 km (31.9 milles) S of Agra (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport (NAG/VANP), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Descripción:
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."

Fuentes:
» 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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