Airplane Crash - Near New Delhi, India 05/31/1973

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near New Delhi, India


Date05/31/1973
Time21:50
LocationNear New Delhi, India
OperatorIndian Airlines
RouteMadras - Delhi
TypeBoeing B-737-2A8
RegistrationVT-EAM
Cn/In20486/279
Aboard65
Fatalities48
Ground0
SummaryThe plane crashed and caught fire after hitting power lines during a landing attempt. The landing was made despite visibility below minima. Crew error.

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