Airplane Crash - Near Kathmandu, Nepal 03/24/1958

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Kathmandu, Nepal


Date03/24/1958
LocationNear Kathmandu, Nepal
OperatorIndian Airlines
RouteSimra - Kathmandu
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationVT-CYN
Cn/In19988
Aboard20
Fatalities20
Ground0
SummaryDue to a navigational error the aircraft flew the wrong route into a valley. While maneuvering to make a turn, the aircraft stalled and crashed. Wreckage was found 16 miles from Kathmandu.

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