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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Fecha:jueves 9 diciembre 1971
Hora:12:25
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. HAL-748-224 Srs. 2
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-DXG
Numéro de série: 512
Año de Construcción: 1968-01-02 (3 years 11 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 31
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Cumbum (   India)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1585 m (5200 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Trivandrum Airport (TRV/VOTV), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Madurai Airport (IXM/VOMD), India
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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