Accident Fokker F-27 Friendship 100 VT-DOL, Tuesday 13 July 1971
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Date:Tuesday 13 July 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Owner/operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-DOL
MSN: 10219
Year of manufacture:1963
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Gauhati-Borjhar Airport (GAU) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gauhati-Borjhar Airport (GAU/VEGT)
While landing at Guwahati, the crew did not carry out the final landing checks, resulting in a late selection of the undercarriage. At that moment the tail skid contact the runway and the aircraft landed on the fuselage.


Civil aircraft accidents 1971 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

15 October 1964 VT-DOL Indian Airlines 0 Madras Airport (MAA) sub
16 July 1977 VT-DOL Indian Airlines 0 Jammu-Satwari Airport (IXJ) sub
Runway mishap



photo (c) Frank Ellemers Collection; Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC)

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