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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220809
Last updated: 25 March 2021
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Date:23-MAR-1960
Time:c. 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23 Apache
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Babatpur airstrip, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Calcutta
Narrative:
Crashed against a mound at the aerodrome and burst into flames. Bound for Calcutta landed here 13:17 for refuelling and taking off again. Two men and a woman, all French nationals.

Sources:

The Indian Express 24 March 1960, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2019 16:57 TB Added
17-Jun-2019 06:33 Ajai Updated [Location]

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