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Last updated: 24 June 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 19 mei 1978
Tijd:12:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:India Civil Aviation Department
Registratie: VT-DEU
Constructienummer: 9952
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Badkhalsa (   India)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Beschrijving:
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."

Bronnen:
» Accident Summary 1978 / Civil Aviation Department


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