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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.