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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173225
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:10-MAY-1980
Time:c. 1530
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A8 Adv.
Owner/operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-EDR
MSN: 21163/434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 134
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Over Rampur Hat, West Bengal state -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bagdogra (IXB)
Destination airport:Calcutta (CCU)
Narrative:
Flew into unexpected severe turbulence. Warning was not given to cabin crew and passengers, who were thrown about by the turbulence. 2 passengers were killed, while 2 crew and 8 passengers were seriously injured. The plane landed safely at Calcutta. There was serious damage to the interior.

Sources:

http://www.dgca.nic.in/aircraft/acc-ind.htm
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