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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Datum:dinsdag 12 augustus 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 768D Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Indian Airlines
Registratie: VT-DJC
Constructienummer: 296
Bouwjaar: 1958-05-30 (11 years 3 months)
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Calcutta Airport (CCU) (   India)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Calcutta Airport (CCU/VECC), India
The pilot failed to reset the altimeter settings to QNH from the standard and also descended below the altitude cleared by Radar Controller under marginal weather conditions. The aircraft was being monitored by Surveillance Radar instead of Precision Approach Radar. The aircraft grazed tree tops on final approach and was substantially damaged. The aircraft was thereafter diverted to Panagarh where it made a safe landing . No one was injured.

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