Accident Boeing 737-2A8 Advanced VT-EDR, Saturday 10 May 1980
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Date:Saturday 10 May 1980
Time:c. 1530
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-2A8 Advanced
Owner/operator:Indian Airlines
Registration: VT-EDR
MSN: 21163/434
Year of manufacture:1975
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 134
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Over Rampur Hat, West Bengal state -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bagdogra Airport (IXB/VEBD)
Destination airport:Calcutta (CCU)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Flew into unexpected severe turbulence. Warning was not given to cabin crew and passengers, who were thrown about by the turbulence. 2 passengers were killed, while 2 crew and 8 passengers were seriously injured. The plane landed safely at Calcutta. There was serious damage to the interior.

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