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Last updated: 17 February 2020
Datum:Donnerstag 28 August 1980
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 768D Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Huns Air
Kennzeichen: VT-DJC
Werknummer: 296
Baujahr: 1958-05-30 (22 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 24
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 29
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Vijayawada Airport (VGA) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), Indien
Flug nach:Vijayawada Airport (VGA/VOBZ), Indien
The Viscount bounced three times on landing. The nosegear collapsed, and the aircraft ran off the right side of the runway.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Late and insufficient flaring out on landing.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bombay-Santacruz Airport to Vijayawada Airport as the crow flies is 881 km (551 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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