Date: December 17, 1978
Time: ?
Location: Hyderabad, India
Operator: Indian Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Boeing B-737-2A8
Registration: VT-EAL
cn / ln: 20485/277
Aboard: 132   (passengers:126  crew:6)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 3
Summary: Couldn't climb on takeoff due to non-availability of leading edge slats, overran the runway and killed one passenger and 3 maintenance workers on the ground cutting grass. Nonavailability of leading edge devices immediately after rotation during take off.

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