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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 9 enero 1970
Hora:18:49
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 768D Viscount
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-DJB
Numéro de série: 295
Año de Construcción: 1958-05-17 (11 years 8 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Patna Airport (PAT) (   India)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Patna Airport (PAT/VEPT), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The aircraft collided with a wild blue bull while taking off during night hours. The animal had entered the operational area due to inadequate fencing around the airport. A proper runway check was also not carried out before clearing the aircraft for takeoff due to which the presence of animal in the operational area went undetected.

Fuentes:
» Civil aircraft accidents 1970 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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