Accident
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Mittwoch 9 August 1961
Zeit:16:30 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers 610 Viking 3B
Fluggesellschaft:Cunard Eagle Airways
Kennzeichen: G-AHPM
Werknummer: 152
Baujahr: 1947
Betriebsstunden:20885
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 36 / Insassen: 36
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 39 / Insassen: 39
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:54 km (33.8 Meilen) NE of Stavanger (   Norwegen) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Stavanger-Sola Airport (SVG/ENZV), Norwegen
Unfallbericht:
The Cunard Eagle Viking took off from London at 13:29 GMT for a charter flight to Stavanger. The Viking crashed on Holteheia (a steep hill) at 1600 feet while approaching the airport.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "For reasons unknown, the aircraft deviated from the prescribed flight path."

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Distance from London-Heathrow Airport to Stavanger-Sola Airport as the crow flies is 902 km (564 miles).

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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