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Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:Sunday 9 July 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. HAL-748-224 Srs. 2
Operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-DXJ
C/n / msn: 515
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Belgaum-Sambre Airport (IXG) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Belgaum-Sambre Airport (IXG/VABM), India
Narrative:
The pilot made a high and fast approach in down-wind conditions, resulting in a late touchdown on a wet runway. The aircraft traversed beyond the available runway over the undulating area and collided with aerodrome boundary fencing. The aircraft was substantially damaged. All the four crew and the twelve passengers escaped unhurt

Classification:

Runway excursion

Sources:
» Civil aircraft accidents 1972 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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