- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 04, 1979
Time: ?
Location: Near Panvel, India
Operator: Indian Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Bombay - Pune
AC Type: Hindustan Aeronautics 748 2-224
Registration: VT-DXJ
cn / ln: 515
Aboard: 45   (passengers:40  crew:5)
Fatalities: 45   (passengers:40  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the Kiroli Hills while on approach to Bombay at night. Momentary/intermittent loss of electrical contact in the G/S system of aircraft which gave the pilot an erroneous impression of the interception of the glide slope.
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