Indian Airlines Flight 491

Indian Airlines Flight 491Monday April 26, 1993
During take off, the aircraft failed to climb and struck a vehicle on a public road just beyond the end of the runway. The aircraft was substantially damaged and the pilot elected to carry out a forced landing. During the attempted landing, the aircraft struck powerlines, crashed and burned.

Crash Details

DateMonday April 26, 1993
LocationAurangabad, India
Passengers112
Crew6
Fatalities56
Survivors62
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-2A8
OperatorIndian Airlines
RegistrationVT-ECQ
Flight OriginAurangabad
Flight Destination Bombay
Aurangabad, India
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8
1993