- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 15, 1966
Time: ?
Location: Delhi, India
Operator: Indian Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Calcutta - Delhi
AC Type: Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VIN
Registration: VT-DPP
cn / ln: 130
Aboard: 80   (passengers:73  crew:7)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:2  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: Undershot the runway and struck a concrete obstruction in poor weather conditions. Lack of information supplied to the pilot regarding the true conditions of surface visibility which was below the minimum prescribed for a night landing. Lack of proper monitoring and possibly incorrect setting of altimeters during the approach to land. The use of landing lights which resulted in glare during the final stages of the approach in foggy conditions
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