Crash-aerien 19 OCT 1988 d'un Boeing 737-2A8 VT-EAH - Ahmedabad Airport (AMD)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:mercredi 19 octobre 1988
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A8
Compagnie:Indian Airlines
Immatriculation: VT-EAH
Numéro de série: 20481/271
Année de Fabrication: 1970-11-24 (17 years 11 months)
Heures de vol:42750
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Equipage:victimes: 6 / à bord: 6
Passagers:victimes: 127 / à bord: 129
Total:victimes: 133 / à bord: 135
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:2,54 km (1.6 milles) NE of Ahmedabad Airport (AMD) (   Inde)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Bombay-Sahar International Airport (BOM/VABB), Inde
Aéroport de destination:Ahmedabad Airport (AMD/VAAH), Inde
Numéro de vol:IC113
The Boeing 737-2A8 was operating Indian Airlines flight 113 from Bombay (now known as Mumbai) to Ahmedabad, India. At 06:41 hours, while the aircraft was descending to FL55, the flight was instructed to report over the Ahmedabad VOR. Visibility was reported being 2000 m in haze with calm winds and a QNH of 1010 mb. The flight crew reported overhead the VOR and prepared for a localizer-DME approach to runway 23. Last radio contact with the flight was at 06:50.
It struck trees and a high-tension pylon before crashing into a paddy field, bursting into flames.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Error on the part of pilot-in-command as well as co-pilot due to non adherence to laid down procedures under poor visibility conditions."

» Aviation Week & Space Technology 24 October 1988 (p.32)
» HC orders compensation for 1988 air crash victims (Oineindia News, 14-10-2009)
» Civil aviation aircraft accident summary for the year 1988 (DGAC India)


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Bombay-Sahar International Airport et Ahmedabad Airport est de 442 km (276 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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