Flugunfall 21 SEP 1962 einer Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3) VT-DGX - Sela Pass
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Freitag 21 September 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Kalinga Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-DGX
Werknummer: 12142
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sela Pass (   Indien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
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Unfallbericht:
The Douglas C-47 transport plane crashed into high ground in conditions of poor visibility. The airplane was engaged in supply dropping operations in the North Eastern Frontier Agency area.
All three flight crew members and five members of the ejection crew were killed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft struck high terrain in conditions of poor visibility in cloud."

Informationsquelle:
» Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1962 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB


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