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Datum:dinsdag 15 mei 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Indian Airlines
Registratie: VT-DBA
Constructienummer: 13165
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 14 / inzittenden: 30
Totaal:slachtoffers: 14 / inzittenden: 33
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) (   Nepal)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Beschrijving:
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

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 3311e ongeval
  • 1242e dodelijk ongeval
  • 233e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 361e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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  • The zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 19e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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