- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 05, 1957
Time: ?
Location: Santoshpur, India
Operator: Indian Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Silhcar - Calcutta
AC Type: Douglas C-47A
Registration: VT-AUV
cn / ln: 20318
Aboard: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The accident is attributed to the insufficient altitude at which the aircraft was flown during an attempt to fly through a thunderstorm. Downdrafts and divergent winds encountered, forced the aircraft to the ground.
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