- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 13, 1976
Time: 01:37
Location: Near Bombay, India
Operator: Indian Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Mumbai - Chennai
AC Type: Sud-Aviation Caravelle VI-N
Registration: VT-DWN
cn / ln: 231
Aboard: 95   (passengers:89  crew:6)
Fatalities: 95   (passengers:89  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crash landed in flames during an emergency landing. The right engine failed during takeoff. A fatigue crack in compressor led to engine destruction, severing of fuel lines and fire. The fire spread because the crew did not shut off the fuel supply.
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