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Crash of a Douglas C-47A-30-DK in Guwahati

Accident description

  • Nov 14, 1951
  • VT-CKU
  • Takeoff (climb)
  • Cargo
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • 13857/25302
  • 1944
  • Guwahati, Assam
  • India
  • Asia
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • Shortly after takeoff from Guwahati-Borjhar Airport, while in initial climb, the aircraft stalled and crashed. All three crew members were injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.