- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 19, 1952
Time: 02:23
Location: Nagpur, India
Operator: Deccan Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Madras - Nagpur - Delhi
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: VT-AXE
cn / ln: 19160
Aboard: 16   (passengers:12  crew:4)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Banked left and struck trees 2,000 ft. short of the runway. Pilot error. The pilot misjudged the approach, undershot and hit the tops trees. A contributing factor was the setting of the pilot's altimeter to QNH, rather than the customary QFE during the final approach.
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