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Fecha:martes 15 mayo 1956
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-DBA
Numéro de série: 13165
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 30
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 33
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) (   Nepal)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Descripción:
The Indian Airlines DC-3 touched down at Kathmandu at an excessive speed. The aircraft bounced and stalled. Go around power was applied, but remaining runway length was insufficient; the plane overran the end of the runway and went down a steep slope and crashed.



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Douglas DC-3

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  • 3311th loss
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