ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3) VT-DTH Kozhikode-Calicut Airport (CCJ)
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Date:Friday 17 January 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Hindu Publications
Registration: VT-DTH
MSN: 10139
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kozhikode-Calicut Airport (CCJ) (   India)
Crash site elevation: 104 m (341 feet) amsl
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Kozhikode-Calicut Airport (CCJ/VOCL), India
Destination airport:?
Became airborne in a semi-stalled condition and crashed.

Loss of control

» Civil aircraft accidents 1969 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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