Indian Airlines

Indian Airlines Sunday December 17, 1978
Couldn't climb on takeoff due to non-availability of leading edge slats, overran the runway and killed one passenger and 3 maintenance workers on the ground cutting grass. Nonavailability of leading edge devices immediately after rotation during take off.

Crash Details

DateSunday December 17, 1978
LocationHyderabad, India
Passengers126
Crew6
Fatalities1
Survivors131
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-2A8
OperatorIndian Airlines
RegistrationVT-EAL
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Hyderabad, India
Indian Airlines
Boeing B-737-2A8
1978