On July 16, 2005, at 1150 UTC, a Cessna 340, N888HB, was substantially damaged during a ditching into a lake following a power loss while on landing approach, approximately 3 kilometers from Jakkur Aerodrome, Bangalore, India. The two commercial pilots received minor injuries. The Andhra Pradesh Government of India was operating the airplane for cloud seeding purpose.

The accident is under the jurisdiction of the Director General of Civil Aviation, India. Further information can be obtained from:

Mr. A.K. Chopra,
Deputy Director General of Civil Aviation,
Opp. Safdarjung airport, New Delhi,
India, 110 003.
Tel: +91-011-24620272
Fax: +91-011-24633140

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