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Last updated: 27 June 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 19 Mai 1978
Zeit:12:12
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:India Civil Aviation Department
Kennzeichen: VT-DEU
Werknummer: 9952
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Badkhalsa (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Test
Flug von:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), Indien
Flug nach:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), Indien
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft struck the ground in a steep left wing nose-down attitude in the courtyard of a house. There was no fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the left-hand engine fuel pump resulting in total loss of power from the left-hand engine at a very critical stage when the aircraft was indulging in low flying."

Informationsquelle:
» Accident Summary 1978 / Civil Aviation Department


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