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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220168
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:07-MAR-1949
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic RC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic RC-3 Seabee (4x)
Owner/operator:Hindustan Airways
Registration: VT-...
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dum Dum airfield -   India
Phase: Standing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Blown away into a ditch during a severe hailstorm and damaged beyond repair. Also damaged were a DC-3 of "Indian Overseas Airways Corporation" (scheduled to leave for a night mail flight to Nagpur) with one wing broken and a DC-3 of Airways (India) Ltd.

Sources:

The Indian Express 10 March 1949, p4


Revision history:

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