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Last updated: 11 May 2021
Datum:Samstag 23 Februar 1980
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Air Force - IAF
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Triebwerk: 2 Wright R-3350
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 46 / Insassen: 47
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Agra-Kheria Air Force Station (AGR) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Agra-Kheria Air Force Station (AGR/VIAG), Indien
Flug nach:?
Stalled during attempt to avoid a cyclist or pedestrian on the runway during takeoff run. The aircraft came down rightwing low and burst into flames.

» Flight International, 15 October 1980


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