Accident Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3) VT-CHB, Wednesday 17 May 1950
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Date:Wednesday 17 May 1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Airways (India)
Registration: VT-CHB
MSN: 13023
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Balurghat Airport (RGH) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT)
Destination airport:Balurghat Airport (RGH/VEBG)
Narrative:
The C-47 suffered an accident on landing at Balurghat, India. The aircraft carried a load of steel plates from Jorhat for the construction of an all-weather landing ground at Balurghat.

Sources:

The Indian Express 20 May 1950, p4

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