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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Datum:zaterdag 24 juli 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Indian Airlines
Registratie: VT-DMD
Constructienummer: 10174
Bouwjaar: 1961
Aantal vlieguren:32677
Aantal vluchten:27978
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 19
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 23
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Bhubaneswar Airport (BBI) (   India)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst: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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