Accident Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3) VT-AUU, Saturday 11 March 1967
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Date:Saturday 11 March 1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-AUU
MSN: 13687
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Category:Accident
Location:Rourkela Airport (RRK) -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Rourkela Airport (RRK/VERK)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Sustained substantial damage when the airplane swung on takeoff.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was caused by the failure of the pilot to effectively control a swing, which developed during the
take-off run."

Sources:

Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1967 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB

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