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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 9 januari 1970
Tijd:18:49
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 768D Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Indian Airlines
Registratie: VT-DJB
Constructienummer: 295
Bouwjaar: 1958-05-17 (11 years 8 months)
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 16
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 20
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Patna Airport (PAT) (   India)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Patna Airport (PAT/VEPT), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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