Accident Boeing 707-437 VT-DJK, Tuesday 12 November 1963
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Date:Tuesday 12 November 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic B704 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 707-437
Registration: VT-DJK
MSN: 17724/105
Year of manufacture:1960
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE) -   Austria
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During an instrument approach the aircraft struck a radar mast (about 8 metres high) located approximately 370 meters from the west runway end and damaged one light of the approach lighting. Although the aircraft fuselage and main plane structure were damaged, the pilot pulled up and continued the flight to Frankfurt, where a safe landing was made.


Accidents to Indian registered aircraft during the year 1963 / Ministry of Transport and Communications, CAD, AIB

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