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Last updated: 26 September 2018
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Datum:Dienstag 15 Mai 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-DBA
Werknummer: 13165
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 30
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 33
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) (   Nepal)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Unfallbericht:
The Indian Airlines DC-3 touched down at Kathmandu at an excessive speed. The aircraft bounced and stalled. Go around power was applied, but remaining runway length was insufficient; the plane overran the end of the runway and went down a steep slope and crashed.



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Douglas DC-3

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  • 3277th loss
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