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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Saturday 25 November 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Registration: VT-COI
MSN: 13137
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Khitokha (   Bhutan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the pilots to remain alert and maintain a proper look out resulting in the aircraft flying into the side of a hill."


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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