Crash-aerien 12 MAR 1959 d'un Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3) VT-CYH - Tobu
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:jeudi 12 mars 1959
Heure:14:10
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Compagnie:Indian Airlines
Immatriculation: VT-CYH
Numéro de série: 12493
Année de Fabrication: 1944
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Equipage:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 2 / à bord: 4
Total:victimes: 5 / à bord: 7
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:près de Tobu (   Inde)
Phase de vol: Inconnu (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), Inde
Aéroport de destination:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), Inde
Détails:
The DC-3 took off from Jorhat at 13:05 for a supply-dropping mission to Noklok. At 13:47 the crew reported very poor weather conditions. This was the last radio contact with the flight. The DC-3 struck trees and crashed in the Naga Hills.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft crashed during an attempt by the pilot to clear high terrain under poor visibility conditions. He had previously descended to a low altitude in order to determine his position."

Sources:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 62-AN/57 (101-103)


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