Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 23 October 1957
Time:16:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 802 Viscount
Operator:British European Airways - BEA
Registration: G-AOJA
C/n / msn: 150
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Belfast-Nutts Corner (   United Kingdom) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Belfast-Nutts Corner Airport, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Viscount G-AOJA departed London at 15:16 GMT for a flight to Belfast-Nutts Corner. At 16:45 the flight was taken over by the Precision Approach Controller for a GCA talkdown on runway 28. Within a mile from touchdown the aircraft had drifted right of the runway centreline. An overshoot was carried out, but the aircraft crashed 1000 feet south of the western end of runway 28.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The cause of the accident was not determined."

Sources:
» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 59-AN/54 (28-31)


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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