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Last updated: 27 September 2020
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Date:Friday 22 November 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Banihal pass, Kashmir (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jammu-Satwari Airport (IXJ/VIJU), India
Destination airport:Srinagar Airport (SXR/VISR), India
Narrative:
The aircraft went missing and was found on hills near a mountain pass a few days later.

Sources:
» The Indian Express 25 November 1963, p1
» The Indian Express 26 November 1963, p1
» The Indian Express 29 November 1963, p7
» The Indian Express 3 December 1963, p6


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Jammu-Satwari Airport to Srinagar Airport as the crow flies is 144 km (90 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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