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Crash of an Antonov AN-32 near Lipo: 13 killed

Date & Time: Jun 3, 2019 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
K2752
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Jorhat - Mechuka
MSN:
1009
YOM:
1987
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
13
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Jorhat Airport at 1227LT on a flight to Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh. About half an hour later, while in cruising altitude, radio and radar contact was lost. SAR operations were quickly initiated and the wreckage was spotted eight days later, on June 11, by the crew of a Mil Mi-17 helicopter near the village of Lipo. The wreckage was found at an altitude of 12,000 feet in a wooded and steep area, about 34 km southeast of Mechuka Airport. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all 13 occupants were killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft C90A King Air in Mumbai: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jun 28, 2018 at 1315 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
VT-UPZ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Juhu - Juhu
MSN:
LJ-1400
YOM:
1995
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Following technical maintenance, a test flight was scheduled with two engineers and two pilots. The twin engine airplane departed Mumbai-Juhu Airport and the crew completed several manoeuvres over the city before returning. On approach in heavy rain falls, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames at the bottom of a building under construction located in the Ghatkopar West district, some 3 km east from Mumbai Intl Airport. The aircraft was completely destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all four occupants were killed as well as one person on the ground.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 in New Delhi: 10 killed

Date & Time: Dec 22, 2015 at 0940 LT
Operator:
Registration:
VT-BSA
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
New Delhi - Ranchi
MSN:
BB-1485
YOM:
1994
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
10
Circumstances:
Operated by the Border Security Force, the twin engine aircraft left New Delhi-Indira Gandhi Airport's runway 28 at 0937LT. Less than a minute later, the crew informed ground about unexpected situation and elected to return for an emergency landing. On approach to runway 10, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a residential area located near the airport. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all ten occupants were killed.

Crash of a Dornier DO228-101 off Karaikal: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 8, 2015 at 2123 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CG761
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Chennai - Chennai
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The crew left Chennai NAS at 1730LT on a maritime patrol mission along the Tamil Nadu coast and over the Palk Bay. The last radio contact was established at 2100LT and the last radar contact was observed at 2123LT. SAR operations were conducted all night long and some debris of the aircraft and all three dead bodies (two pilots and one observer) were found in the morning of the following day, some 95 nautical miles south of Chennai, off the city of Karaikal. The registration is not confirmed yet !

Crash of a Dornier DO228-201 off Dabolim: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 24, 2015 at 2208 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
IN-240
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dabolim - Dabolim
MSN:
4079
YOM:
2009
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a circular training flight from the Dabolim-Hansa Naval Air Station, State of Goa, on behalf of the 310th Naval Air Squadron. The twin engine aircraft crashed into the Indian Ocean about 40 km southeast of the Goa Airport. While a pilot was rescued, both other occupants (a second pilot and an observer) are still missing and feared dead.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 in Chandigarh

Date & Time: Sep 20, 2014 at 2130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
K2757
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bhatinda – Chandigarh
MSN:
1202
YOM:
1987
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
For unknown reason, the aircraft seems to be unstable on landing. Upon touch down, the right wing hit the ground and was sheared off. Out of control, the aircraft veered off runway, went through a grassy area and came to rest in flames upside down. All nine occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was partially destroyed. Fire was quickly extinguished.

Crash of a Lockheed C-130J Hercules near Gwalior: 5 killed

Date & Time: Mar 28, 2014
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
KC-3803
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Gwalior - Gwalior
MSN:
5640
YOM:
2010
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Crew was engaged in a training mission when the aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances some 115 km from Gwalior Airport, Madhya Pradesh. All five crew were killed. Built in 2010 and delivered to IAF in April 2011, the aircraft was one of the six examples ordered by IAF. First accident involving an IAF Hercules C-130.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air B200 in Chandigarh

Date & Time: Mar 27, 2014 at 1130 LT
Registration:
VT-HRA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Chandigarh – New Delhi
MSN:
BB-1906
YOM:
2005
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was performing a flight to New Delhi on behalf of the State of Haryana Government with two pilots and eight passengers on board, among them Jagannath Pahadia, Governor of the Haryana State. Shortly after takeoff, while climbing to a height of 15 to 20 feet, aircraft stalled and crashed on runway. It went out of control, veered off runway and came to rest in a grassy area at 1130LT. All 10 occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. In addition to the Governor, the other occupants included the governor’s wife, his secretary, two aides, a doctor, two attendants and two pilots. The pilots were identified as D. Nanda and Dinesh Bansal.

Crash of a Raytheon 390 Premier IA in New Delhi

Date & Time: Sep 22, 2012 at 1129 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
VT-UPN
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lucknow - New Delhi
MSN:
RB-236
YOM:
2008
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Lucknow in the morning on a flight to New Delhi-Indira Gandhi Airport with a crew of three (two pilot and a cabin crew) and three passengers, among them Shivpal Yadav, Minister by the Uttar Pradesh government. Following an uneventful flight, crew completed the approach to runway 27. After touch down, left main gear collapsed and aircraft skidded on runway for approximately one kilometer when the right main gear collapsed also. Out of control, aircraft veered off runway to the right and came to rest in a grassy area. All six occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air 90 in Lohegaon

Date & Time: Sep 7, 2012 at 2000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
VT-KPC
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lohegaon-Lohegaon
MSN:
LJ-1696
YOM:
2005
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a circular training flight in the vicinity of Lohegaon Airport. On final approach to runway 28, twin engine aircraft hit the ground, teared off several runway lights and came to rest. All three occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.