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Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 19 mayo 1978
Hora:12:12
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Operador:India Civil Aviation Department
Registración: VT-DEU
Numéro de série: 9952
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Badkhalsa (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Prueba
Aeropuerto de Salida:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Descripción:
The aircraft struck the ground in a steep left wing nose-down attitude in the courtyard of a house. There was no fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the left-hand engine fuel pump resulting in total loss of power from the left-hand engine at a very critical stage when the aircraft was indulging in low flying."

Fuentes:
» Accident Summary 1978 / Civil Aviation Department


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