Airplane Crash - Mohanbari, India 06/25/1958

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Mohanbari, India


Date06/25/1958
LocationMohanbari, India
OperatorIndian Airlines
TypeDouglas C-47A
RegistrationVT-COJ
Cn/In10051
Aboard7
Fatalities7
Ground0
SummaryWhile manoeuvring at a low height in mountainous terrain during a supply dropping mission the port wing of the cargo plane grazed the side of a hill thus causing the aircraft to slew and crash. A contributory factor might have been the mismanagement of the fuel system which caused temporary loss of engine power and height.

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