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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:Wednesday 12 November 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Bharat Airways
Registration: VT-CLE
MSN: 4653
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Agartala (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Agartala-Singerbhil Airport (IXA/VEAT), India
Narrative:
The DC-3 bounced on touchdown at Agartala. Power was reapplied but the aircraft stalled in a left wing down attitude and crashed back onto the runway.

Classification:
Bounced on landing
Loss of control

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