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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 13 febrero 1981
Hora:23:24
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A8
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: VT-EAI
Numéro de série: 20482/272
Año de Construcción: 1970-12-11 (10 years 2 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 115
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 121
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Madras Airport (MAA) (   India)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Madras Airport (MAA/VOMM), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Número de Vuelo:IC266
Descripción:
The Boeing 737 took off from Madras Airport. During the climb phase, hydraulic 'A' system followed by standby hydraulic system failed. The captain decided to return to Madras Airport. During the landing roll, the aircraft swung to the right and ran on to kutcha area. All the passengers and crew members evacuated the aircraft by slides.
The aircraft sustained substantial damage. Two passengers received serious injuries. There was some fire which extinguished itself.

Probable Cause:

The cause of the accident has been attributed to incapability of the aircraft to stop because of non-availability of thrust reversers, inboard flight spoilers, ground spoilers and inboard brakes.

Fuentes:
» Accidents summary 1981 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD


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