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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Fecha:lunes 3 agosto 1959
Hora:ca 10:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Kalinga Airlines
Registración: VT-DGP
Numéro de série: 9549
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Sagone (   India)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mohanbari Airport (MOH/VEMN), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Along Airport (IXV/VEAN), India
Descripción:
The DC-3 departed Mohanbari at 10:17 for a twenty minute VMC flight to Along. Last radio contact was at 10:28.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was attributed to an error of navigation on the part of the pilot. He entered a wrong valley and without proper assessment of the performance of his fully-loaded aircraft in the space available attempted to make a steep insufficient to effect a recovery from the stall."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 62-AN/57 (159-163)


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Distance from Mohanbari Airport to Along Airport as the crow flies is 79 km (50 miles).

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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