Accident Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 VT-DMB, Friday 23 September 1988
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Date:Friday 23 September 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Registration: VT-DMB
MSN: 10172
Year of manufacture:1961
Total airframe hrs:53680 hours
Cycles:51890 flights
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Dart 514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Calcutta Airport (CCU) -   India
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Calcutta Airport (CCU/VECC)
Destination airport:Agartala-Singerbhil Airport (IXA/VEAT)
A high lift catering truck struck the left hand outer wing of the F-27, which was taxiing for departure. Part of the wing and half of the aileron were cut away. The three catering truck occupants were seriously injured in the event.


Airnieuws 308 (p. 16)

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

8 June 1962 VT-DMB Indian Airlines 0 Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL) sub
6 July 1987 VT-DMB Vayudoot 0 Cooch Behar Airport (COH) sub
Runway excursion


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