Accident description
Last updated: 1 August 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 18 May 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 815 Viscount
Operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-AJC
C/n / msn: 335
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Islamabad International Airport (ISB) (   Pakistan) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPRN), Pakistan
Narrative:
The Viscount skidded sideways off the runway into a monsoon ditch when the pilot tried to turn the aircraft (groundloop?) at the end of the runway. The undercarriage folded up sideways and one wing was broken. The Viscount named "City of Karachi" had been delivered just 4 months prior to the accident.

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AP-AJC pictured here just prior to delivery
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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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