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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Datum:woensdag 27 augustus 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 630 Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:UK Ministry of Supply
Registratie: G-AHRF
Constructienummer: 1
Bouwjaar: 1948-07-16 (4 years 1 months)
Aantal vlieguren:931
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 502
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Khartoum-Wadi Seidna Air Base (   Soedan)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:Khartoum-Wadi Seidna Air Base, Soedan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Khartoum-Wadi Seidna Air Base, Soedan
Beschrijving:
The Vickers 630 Viscount prototype aircraft was being used in tropical climate tests in Khartoum. Following one of these test flights the right hand main gear leg collapsed. It appeared that the light alloy machined bracket securing the right hand main gear radius rod to the rear spar had failed and the bolt pinning the radius rod to the bracket was broken.

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