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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 7 April 1949
Type:Vickers 632 Viking 1B
Operator:Air-India
Registration: VT-CIZ
C/n / msn: 202
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Marve Beach (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Destination airport:Karachi (unknown airport), Pakistan
Narrative:
The Viking plane belly landed on a beach, 16 km north-northwest of Bombay-Santacruz Airport, India.

Sources:
» The Indian Express - Apr 8, 1949


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