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Last updated: 28 October 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 21 März 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-CGN
Werknummer: 12989
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tezpur-Salonibari Airport (TEZ) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Linienflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Tezpur-Salonibari Airport (TEZ/VETZ), Indien
Unfallbericht:
Improper level-off on landing at Tezpur caused the DC-3 to bounce. The aircraft then stalled, struck the ground right-wing-first and swung off the runway.



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