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Last updated: 4 December 2020
Fecha:jueves 20 diciembre 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-330B
Registración: D-ABOT
Numéro de série: 18463/363
Año de Construcción: 1964
Horas Totales de la Célula:41731
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 98
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 109
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1 km (0.6 milles) de Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL) (   India)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
The aircraft undershot the Delhi runway and collided with the Middle Marker building.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Deviation from the approved established procedure and failure to exercise adequate monitory control and supervision of the flight and to initiate a timely go-around action. Contributory factors were lack of adequate weather information and optical illusion created by a haze/fog layer upto ca. 200ft above ground level.

» Civil aircraft accidents 1973 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD
» FUS Bericht 2X002-0/73


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Distance from Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport to Delhi-Palam Airport as the crow flies is 2905 km (1815 miles).

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