Date & Time: Jul 9, 1958 at 1405 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Landing (descent or approach)
Agartala – Dhaka
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While approaching Dhaka Airport, weather conditions suddenly deteriorated. In thunderstorm activity, the crew lost control of the airplane that crashed few km from the airfield. All three crew members were killed.
Loss of control due to in-flight structural failure caused by atmospheric turbulences.