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
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
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
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."


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


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