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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:Freitag 5 April 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-CML
Werknummer: 19868
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Pune-Lohegaon Airport (PNQ) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Pune-Lohegaon Airport (PNQ/VAPO), Indien
Flug nach:?
The aircraft sustained substantial damage when it swung off the runway during takeoff.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was due to the inability of the pilot to control a vicious swing which developed while taking-off in strong down wind conditions."


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