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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Fecha:viernes 31 octubre 1947
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Indian Air Force - IAF
Registración: MA965
Numéro de série: 12819
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 25 / Ocupantes: 25
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Al Pir Panjal Range (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ambala Air Force Station (VIAM), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Srinagar Airport (SXR/VISR), India
Descripción:
The C-47 transport plane went missing during a flight from Ambala Air Force Station. The wreckage was located in June 1980 in mountainous terrain.
The aircraft was carrying troops to Srinagar, after Pakistani militias had tried to take control of parts of Kashmir.

Fuentes:
» Bharat Rakshak
» The Indian Express 1 October 1948, p2


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Distance from Ambala Air Force Station to Srinagar Airport as the crow flies is 443 km (277 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Douglas DC-3

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