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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Fecha:domingo 19 junio 1988
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A8
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-EAI
Numéro de série: 20482/272
Año de Construcción: 1970-12-11 (17 years 7 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 128
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 134
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) (   India)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chandigarh Airport (IXC/VICG), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Número de Vuelo:IC422
Indian Airlines flight IC422 was a domestic service from Srinagar to Delhi via Jammu and Chandigarh, India. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-200, landed gear up on runway 10 at Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). The no. 1 engine then caught fire due to a fuel leak from ruptured fuel lines and a broken fuel control unit. The fire was quickly put out by fire services.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: "The accident occurred because of commander's negligent flying contrary to laid down procedures and failure to ensure that the landing gears were down and locked before landing.
The co-pilot's failure to bring to the notice of the commander the deviations from the laid down procedures and to verify and cross-check that the gears were down, was a contributory factor to the accident."

» Civil aviation aircraft accident summary for the year 1988 (DGAC India)


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Distance from Chandigarh Airport to Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport as the crow flies is 235 km (147 miles).

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Boeing 737-200

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