ASN Aircraft accident Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 VT-DMD Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Saturday 24 July 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-DMD
MSN: 10174
First flight: 1961
Total airframe hrs:32677
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI/VEBS), India
The F-27 landed heavily, bounced and ballooned, rolled steeply to the right and stalled in a nose-down attitude. The nosegear tire burst when the aircraft hit the runway. The aircraft swung and came to rest with the no. 2 engine and right wingtip sheared off.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Improper recovery from a bounced landing."

» Willem Wendt
» Civil aircraft accidents 1976 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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