Accident
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 9 agosto 1961
Hora:16:30 UTC
Tipo:Vickers 610 Viking 3B
Operador:Cunard Eagle Airways
Registración: G-AHPM
Numéro de série: 152
Año de Construcción: 1947
Horas Totales de la Célula:20885
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 36 / Ocupantes: 36
Total:Fatalidades: 39 / Ocupantes: 39
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:54 km (33.8 milles) NE of Stavanger (   Noruega) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Stavanger-Sola Airport (SVG/ENZV), Noruega
Descripción:
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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