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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 9 julio 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-CYM
Numéro de série: 19317
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Dhaka (   Bangladesh)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Agartala-Singerbhil Airport (IXA/VEAT), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport (DAC/VGTJ), Bangladesh
Descripción:
After loading cargo, the Douglas C-47A departed Agartala at 07:53 GMT. During the preflight briefing the pilots were told about the Met Aviation Hazard, but no weather deterioration at Dhaka was reported. Last contact with the flight was at 08:05 GMT when entering the Dhaka Control Zone.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Structural failure in the air".



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Agartala-Singerbhil Airport to Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport as the crow flies is 88 km (55 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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