Accident Westland 30-160 VT-EKO, 14 Jul 1988
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139480
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic WG30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Westland 30-160
Owner/operator:Pawan Hans
Registration: VT-EKO
MSN: 030
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Katra, Jammu and Kashmir -   India
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Katra helipad
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed while attempting to land in poor visibility with passengers on way to Vaishno Devi shrine.


Westland Aircraft since 1915 / Derek N James
Aviation World (March 2010)
Flight International 23-29 May 1990
The Indian Express 15 July 1988, p1

Revision history:

25-Oct-2011 10:57 harro Added
13-Apr-2012 13:04 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Embed code]
14-Apr-2012 06:35 TB Updated [Operator, Embed code]
07-Jan-2013 06:53 TB Updated [Location, Source]
11-Feb-2013 09:52 TB Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 10:34 TB Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314