Date & Time: Mar 26, 1971 at 2039 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Guwahati – Bagdogra – Calcutta
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While cruising by night on a flight from Guwahati to Bagdogra, the aircraft deviated from the prescribed track for unknown reason and crashed in a mountainous area located near Hasimara, West Bengal. The wreckage was found six days later and all 15 occupants have been killed.
Controlled flight into terrain.