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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Date:Tuesday 25 December 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-5
Operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-AHO
MSN: 42
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 40
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:near Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM) (   India)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), India
While approaching Bombay-Santa Cruz runway 27, the CV-240 was struck by a Stinson L-5 Sentinel (VT-CAR) which had just taken off from Bombay-Juhu. The Stinson crashed, killing both occupants, but the CV-240 landed safely.

» The Indian Express 26 December 1956, p7


photo of Convair-CV-240-5-AP-AHO
accident date: 25-12-1956
type: Convair CV-240-5
registration: AP-AHO
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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