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Fecha:miércoles 5 abril 1950
Hora:ca 04:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Deccan Airways
Registración: VT-CJD
Numéro de série: 12826
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3,5 km (2.2 milles) S of Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Assam, India
Descripción:
One engine failed soon after takeoff from Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport. The crew was not able to return to the airfield and the airplane crash-landed in a paddy at Hatiara, just south of the airport. A contributory cause was the overloading of the aircraft.

Fuentes:
» The Indian Express - Apr 6, 1950


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