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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180430
Last updated: 29 November 2019
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Date:07-APR-1964
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
Owner/operator:Binar Flying Club
Registration: VT-CVL
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Patna -   India
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Patna (06:15)
Destination airport:Patna
Narrative:
Crashed in the river Ganges at Ranighat. The aircraft was engaged on a local training flight and was being flown solo by a student pilot Mr Narendra Dhari Singh.

Sources:

Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1964 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB
The Indian Express 8 April 1964, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Oct-2015 19:12 harro Added
15-Oct-2015 19:14 harro Updated [Date]
30-Aug-2018 14:55 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
07-Jan-2019 20:03 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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