Douglas Dakota C-47 C-47 HJ-883

Construction Number 20657
Other Identities Not Available
Dates in Service : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
Status: Unknown

Date of Crash  03 Feb 62 Aircraft Type  Dakota C-47
Serial Number  HJ-883 Unit  43 Sqn
Pilot details Flt Lt Sunil Kumar Chopra
Flt Lt Viney Kapila
Short Text  FL riverbed at Pulwama ACW/O. From AVM Kapil Kak : We were returning from Kargil to our base Jammu on Feb 3,1963 when we lost the starboard engine, couldn’t feather the propellor, were rapidly losing height and had no option but divert to Srinagar. We c

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