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Last updated: 17 June 2019
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Date:Friday 20 July 1973
Time:05:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-DMD
C/n / msn: 10174
First flight: 1961
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Calcutta Airport (CCU) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Calcutta Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Narrative:
The pilot made a landing in gusty and downwind conditions. The aircraft ballooned after initial touch down, bounced several times and during one of the bumps, vertical acceleration exceeded the permissible limit. As such the aircraft sustained substantial damage. There was no fire.

Sources:
» Civil aircraft accidents 1973 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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