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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172916
Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Air-India
Registration: VT-...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Gulf of Mannar -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Tiruchirapalli (TRZ)
Destination airport:Colombo (RML/VCCC)
Narrative:
Transport airplane missing. Pilot returned shortly after take-off due to problems with one engine. Took off again and decleared missing when not arrived on estimated time. As "Air India" and ** "Dakota" in local press.

Sources:

http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/22745/ (El Litoral 18 January 1951, p1)
**Jornal do Brasil 19 January 1951, p5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2015 15:44 TB Added
18-Sep-2016 15:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Jun-2018 08:49 TB Updated [Operator]
30-Jun-2018 09:08 TB Updated [Operator]
22-Oct-2019 18:39 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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