Runway excursion Accident Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3) VT-DDR, Monday 25 April 1966
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Date:Monday 25 April 1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-DDR
MSN: 12070
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Nagpur Airport (NAG) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Nagpur-Sonegaon Airport (NAG/VANP)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in a runway excursion accident.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident is attributable to a sudden and strong cross wind gust in heavy rain experienced during the landing. The aircraft swung off the runway and hit obstructions."

Sources:

Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1966 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB

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