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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Fecha:jueves 28 agosto 1986
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A8
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-EAJ
Numéro de série: 20483/273
Año de Construcción: 1970-12-23 (15 years 8 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 89
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 95
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Rajkot-Civil Airport (RAJ) (   India)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bombay-Sahar International Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rajkot-Civil Airport (RAJ/VARK), India
Número de Vuelo:IC115
Upon landing at Rajkot Airport, India, the aircraft did not decelerate sufficiently. The captain switched off anti-skid and applied brakes. All four main gear tyres burst and the aircraft skidded off the end of the runway. It got bogged down in soft ground about 50-60 feet from the runway end.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Commander effecting touch down at a higher speed and his improper handling of the aircraft during landing roll. Non-availability of thrust reverser was a contributory factor."

» Accident summary for the year 1986 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB


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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-Sahar International Airport to Rajkot-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 416 km (260 miles).

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