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Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:vendredi 6 mai 1949
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 31
Compagnie:Bristol Aeroplane Company
Immatriculation: G-AIFF
Numéro de série: 12766
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:26 km (16.3 milles) de Portland Lighthouse (   Royaume Uni)
Phase de vol: En cours de manoeuvre (MNV)
Nature:Test
Aéroport de départ:Filton Airport (FZO/EGTG), Royaume Uni
Aéroport de destination:?
Détails:
The Bristol 170 aircraft was operated by the Bristol company to perform some tests to obtain engine and propeller data under specific climbing conditions. The aircraft departed Filton at 10:03. At 11:10 the commander of a surfaced submarine saw the aircraft crash into the sea. A large object, thought to be part of the wing was seen fluttering down separately.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was the result of a structural failure in the air, the cause of which is unknown."



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