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Last updated: 16 December 2018
Date:Friday 15 August 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
Operator:Jersey Airlines
Registration: G-AMYU
C/n / msn: 14017
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands (GCI) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands (GCI/EGJB), United Kingdom
The de Havilland Heron plane was on a freight flight to Guernsey when the pilot had to carry out a missed approach due to deteriorating weather. He then carried out a tailwind approach in the opposite direction and touched down on grass, next to the runway. The aircraft continued and slide sideways across a sunken road.


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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