Date & Time: Mar 24, 2015 at 2208 LT
Type of aircraft:
Dornier DO228
Operator:
Registration:
IN-240
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dabolim - Dabolim
MSN:
4079
YOM:
2009
Country:
India
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
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.