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Goa

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

Date & Time: Mar 24, 2015 at 2208 LT
Type of aircraft:
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Registration:
IN-240
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dabolim - Dabolim
MSN:
4079
YOM:
2009
Location:
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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 a Martin PBM-5A Mariner in Dabolim: 8 killed

Date & Time: Jun 10, 1959 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
16-306
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Biak - Negombo - Karachi
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The aircraft was on its way back to The Netherlands for maintenance purposes. En route from Negombo to Karachi, the crew encountered technical problems and elected to divert to Dabolim Airport for an emergency landing. While on approach at a height of 300 meters, the airplane went out of control and crashed in Vasco da Gama, near runway 26 threshold. Four crew members were seriously injured while four others were killed. A day later, all four survivors died from their injuries.
Crew:
Lt P. A. M. Landsdaal,
Lt M. J. A. Baarspul,
Lt J. Quispel,
Sgt A. Dijkema,
Cpl L. Bemer,
Sgt C. N. Gabeler,
Sgt C. Koster,
Sgt S. Bruin.