Date: December 27, 1947
Time: ?
Location: Korangi Creek, India
Operator: Air India
Flight #: ?
Route: Karachi - Bombay
AC Type: Douglas DC-3 (C-47)
Registration: VT-AUG
cn / ln: 4175
Aboard: 23   (passengers:19  crew:4)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:19  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft lost control and crashed just after taking off. The captain losing control in conditions of poor visibility, resulted in the aircraft flying into the ground. The loss of control was most likely caused by inadequate illumination of the flying instruments due to faults in the lighting system. Decision to take off in poor weather conditions and faulty lighting system.

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