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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Datum:Samstag 24 Juli 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Airlines
Kennzeichen: VT-DMD
Werknummer: 10174
Baujahr: 1961
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:27978
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI/VEBS), Indien
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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