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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249178
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:27-MAR-2021
Time:c 1600 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P68 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Partenavia P.68 Observer 2
Owner/operator:Pinnacle Air Pvt Ltd
Registration: VT-TAA
MSN: OB-1A-001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Bhopal-Raja Bhoj Airport (BHO/VABP)
Destination airport:Guna Airport (GUX/VAGN)
Narrative:
A Partenavia P.68 Observer, licence built by Taneja, crashed shortly after takeoff near Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (8 km from Bhopal-Raja Bhoj Airport) after a reported mechanical failure. The three occupants were injured.

Local media reported that the aircraft was assigned to a government duty and was out for a survey flight.

The airframe was Partenavia c/n 398-07/OB2

Sources:

https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/plane-crashes-in-bhopal-three-injured-pilots-rushed-to-hospital/738052
https://newsbust.in/mp-bhopal-plane-crash-update-three-trainee-injured-in-gandhi-nagar-area-today-3-people-injured-including-captain-and-two-trainee-pilots-aircraft-fell-in-the-field-due-to-engine-failure/
https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/bhopal-trainee-aircraft-crashes-pilots-injured-1784364-2021-03-27
https://www.timesofindia.com/city/bhopal/training-aircraft-crash-after-take-off-from-bhopal-airport-no-casualty-reported/articleshow/81724906.cms


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2021 12:21 gerard57 Added
27-Mar-2021 12:34 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Mar-2021 12:38 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
27-Mar-2021 12:53 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
27-Mar-2021 13:15 harro Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport]
27-Mar-2021 13:17 harro Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Mar-2021 13:42 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
27-Mar-2021 17:11 royrohan Updated [Time, Source, Photo]
27-Mar-2021 18:35 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Mar-2021 09:13 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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