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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188356
Last updated: 2 October 2019
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Date:09-JUN-1978
Time:09:50
Type:HAL HUL-26 Pushpak
Owner/operator:Bihar Flying Institute
Registration: VT-DSS
C/n / msn: PK-102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 km NE of Patna Aerodrome -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Patna Aerodrome
Destination airport:
Narrative:
At 750 ft, 3 minutes after takeoff, a vulture impacted the aircraft. The propeller broke and the wind screen shattered.
The engine lost power and the aircraft began to descend. The pilot attempted to force land the plane in a paddy but the aircraft impacted the second story of a building.

Sources:

Civil aircraft accidents 1978 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2016 18:49 harro Added
31-Jan-2019 15:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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