Indian Airlines Flight 440

Indian Airlines Flight 440Thursday May 31, 1973
The plane crashed and caught fire after hitting power lines during a landing attempt. The landing was made despite visibility below minima. Crew error.

Crash Details

DateThursday May 31, 1973
LocationNear New Delhi, India
Passengers58
Crew7
Fatalities48
Survivors17
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-2A8
OperatorIndian Airlines
RegistrationVT-EAM
Flight OriginMadras
Flight Destination Delhi
Near New Delhi, India
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8
1973