- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 31, 1973
Time: c 21:50
Location: Near New Delhi, India
Operator: Indian Airlines
Flight #: 440
Route: Madras - Delhi
AC Type: Boeing B-737-2A8
Registration: VT-EAM
cn / ln: 20486/279
Aboard: 65   (passengers:58  crew:7)
Fatalities: 48   (passengers:43  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed and caught fire after hitting power lines during a landing attempt. The landing was made despite visibility below minima. Crew error.
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