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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 3 juli 1997
Tijd:03:49
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Elbee Airlines
Registratie: VT-SSA
Constructienummer: 10670
Bouwjaar: 1984
Motoren: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 552-7R
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Madh Island (   India)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR/VOBG), India
Beschrijving:
The Fokker F-27 cargo plane took off from runway 27 of Mumbai airport at 03:47. After take off the pilot reported to ATC Tower," VSA is turning left Sir, thousand two hundred, we are entering weather otherwise", to which the ATC Tower acknowledged and asked to contact radar. The aircraft on contacting radar controller was asked to establish radial 146, climb level 170 and report passing FL80. The transmission was acknowledged by the aircraft. Thereafter the aircraft plunged into the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai Coast.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot possibly lost control when encountered severe weather conditions soon after take-off and crashed into the Sea."

Bronnen:
» Civil aviation aircraft accident summary for the year 1997 (DGAC India)


Foto's

photo of Fokker-F-27200-VT-SSA
accident date: 03-07-1997
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
registration: VT-SSA
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport en Bangalore-Hindustan Airport bedraagt 849 km (530 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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