Vliegtuigongeval op 15 JUL 1993 met Beechcraft 300 Super King Air VT-EQM - Bombay-Sahar International Airport (BOM)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:donderdag 15 juli 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 300 Super King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:National Remote Sensing Agency
Registratie: VT-EQM
Constructienummer: FA-128
Bouwjaar: 1987
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:20 km (12.5 mijl) E of Bombay-Sahar International Airport (BOM) (   India)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ahmedabad Airport (AMD/VAAH), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bombay-Sahar International Airport (BOM/VABB), India
A Beechcraft 300 Super King Air, VT-EQM, belonging to National Remote Sensing Agency, was operating a ferry flight from Ahmedabad Airport (AMD) to Bombay-Sahar International Airport (BOM). There were four persons on board the aircraft including pilot-in-command. During approach to land at Bombay, contact with ATC was lost after the aircraft had reported its flight level 4000 ft. The aircraft was found crashed on top of the hills at Taloja village. All the four persons on board received fatal injuries. The aircraft was completely destroyed.

Probable Cause:

The probable cause of accident has been attributed to:
"The commander of the aircraft having meager flying experience on type and limited instrument flying hours encountering instrument meteorological conditions descended below the ATC cleared height of 3700 feet without intercepting the glide slope.
The radar controller by not effectively monitoring the aircraft position after he had advised it to intercept the localizer contributed to the cause of the accident".

» Civil aviation aircraft accident summary for the year 1993 / DGAC India


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Ahmedabad Airport en Bombay-Sahar International Airport bedraagt 441 km (276 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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