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Last updated: 6 August 2020
Date:Friday 30 October 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: BK970
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 2 Wright R-3350
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Sawai (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Agra-Kheria Airport (AGR/VIAG), India
Destination airport:Agra-Kheria Airport (AGR/VIAG), India
The aircraft was on test sortie after routine maintenance. The starboard engine failed and the port engine power dropped 50%. A forced landing was carried out in an agricultural field.

Forced landing outside airport

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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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