Airplane Crash - Santoshpur, India 05/05/1957

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Santoshpur, India


Date05/05/1957
LocationSantoshpur, India
OperatorIndian Airlines
TypeDouglas C-47A
RegistrationVT-AUV
Cn/In20318
Aboard3
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryThe accident is attributed to the insufficient altitude at which the aircraft was flown during an attempt to fly through a thunderstorm. Downdrafts and divergent winds encountered, forced the aircraft to the ground.

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