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Last updated: 14 October 2019
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Datum:Donnerstag 9 Dezember 1971
Zeit:12:25
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. HAL-748-224 Srs. 2
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-DXG
Werknummer: 512
Baujahr: 1968-01-02 (3 years 11 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Cumbum (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Trivandrum Airport (TRV/VOTV), Indien
Flug nach:Madurai Airport (IXM/VOMD), Indien
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft strayed off course and collided with a hill in the Meghamalai hills, at an altitude of 5200 feet, 29 miles left off its desired track.

Informationsquelle:
» Civil aircraft accidents 1971 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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Distance from Trivandrum Airport to Madurai Airport as the crow flies is 197 km (123 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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