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Date:Tuesday 13 July 1971
Time:10:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-DOL
MSN: 10219
First flight: 1963-02-06 (8 years 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Gauhati-Borjhar Airport (GAU) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Gauhati-Borjhar Airport (GAU/VEGT), India
Narrative:
While landing at Guwahati, the crew did not carry out the final landing checks, resulting in a late selection of the undercarriage. At that moment the tail skid contact the runway and the aircraft landed on the fuselage.

Classification:
Runway mishap

Sources:
» Civil aircraft accidents 1971 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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