Date: April 30, 1954
Time: 0918
Location: Near Calcutta, India
Operator: Darbhanga Aviation
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Douglas C-47A-30-DK
Registration: VT-DEM
cn / ln: 13792
Aboard: 11   (passengers:8  crew:3)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:3  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft tried to return to the airport after the No. 1 engine failed on takeoff but was unable to maintain airspeed, stalled and crashed into a tree. Delay in feathering the No. 1 engine after failure. Improper emergency procedural errors by the pilot.

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