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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188519
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:20-FEB-1981
Time:10:29
Type:HAL HUL-26 Pushpak
Owner/operator:Patiala Aviation Club
Registration: VT-DSW
C/n / msn: PK-106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Patiala -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Patiala
Destination airport:Patiala
Narrative:
A HAL Pushpak trainer (VT-DSW) departed Patiala on a local training flight. A HAL Chetak got airborne from a helipad at the same airfield. Both aircraft collided in flight. The Pushpak crashed, killing both occupants. The helicopter also crashed, killing both pilots and a woman on the ground.

Sources:

Accidents summary 1981 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jul-2016 16:47 harro Added
31-Jan-2019 15:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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