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Last updated: 19 May 2019
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Date:Friday 23 September 1988
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Operator:Vayudoot
Registration: VT-DMB
C/n / msn: 10172
First flight: 1961
Total airframe hrs:53680
Cycles:51890
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 514
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Calcutta Airport (CCU) (   India)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calcutta Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Destination airport:Agartala-Singerbhil Airport (IXA/VEAT), India
Flightnumber:PF701
Narrative:
A high lift catering truck struck the left hand outer wing of the F-27, which was taxiing for departure. Part of the wing and half of the aileron were cut away. The three catering truck occupants were seriously injured in the event.

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Sources:
» Airnieuws 308 (p. 16)


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Distance from Calcutta Airport to Agartala-Singerbhil Airport as the crow flies is 315 km (197 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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