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Bihar

Crash of a Boeing 737-200 in Patna: 60 killed

Date & Time: Jul 17, 2000 at 0734 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
VT-EGD
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Calcutta-Patna-Lucknow-New Delhi
MSN:
22280
YOM:
1980
Flight number:
CD7412
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
52
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
60
Aircraft flight hours:
44087
Aircraft flight cycles:
51278

Crash of a De Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth near Forbesganj

Date & Time: Nov 27, 1953
Registration:
VT-CLU
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Patna – Forbesganj
MSN:
FM.51
YOM:
1948
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While descending to Forbesganj on a flight from Patna, the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing for unknown reason. All three occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Douglas DC-3 Dakota IV in Patna: 6 killed

Date & Time: Jun 13, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
KN468
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
16194/32942
YOM:
1945
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
Enroute, a fire broke out in the aircraft while the left engine failed. The captain attempted to make an emergency landing when the aircraft went out of control and crashed near the Dinawa Station in Patna. A crew member was seriously injured while six other occupants were killed.
Crew:
F/O B. D. Bancroft 4.

Crash of a Ford 5 in Mohania

Date & Time: Apr 17, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CV-FAI
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
5-AT-088
YOM:
20
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, aircraft hit a vulture, forcing the crew to attempt an emergency landing in a field. While the aircraft was damaged beyond repair, all four occupants were unhurt. The aircraft was owned by Prince George Valentin Bibescu, President of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI).