Airplane Crash - New Delhi, India 05/15/1958

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - New Delhi, India


Date05/15/1958
LocationNew Delhi, India
OperatorPakistan International Airlines
Flight #205
RouteDehli - Karachi
TypeConvair CV-240-7
RegistrationAP-AEH
Cn/In052
Aboard38
Fatalities21
Ground2
SummaryCrashed shortly after taking off. Improper observation and interpretation of instruments. The captain did not properly observe and interpret his flight instruments and thus inadvertently permitted the aircraft to descend to the ground immediately after a night takeoff during which no visual reference was possible.

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