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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 30 August 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Kalinga Airlines
Registration: VT-AZX
C/n / msn: 13285
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Simra Airport (SIF) (   Nepal)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Simra Airport (SIF/VNSI), Nepal
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A man crossing the runway forced the crew to lift off with a too low speed. The DC-3 stalled and crashed.

Classification:
Loss of control

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