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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 14 April 1965
Zeit:18:06 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:British United Airways - BUA
Kennzeichen: G-ANTB
Werknummer: 27207/15762
Baujahr: 1945
Betriebsstunden:18544
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 27
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1 km (0.6 Meilen) E of Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Frankreich
Flug nach:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER/EGJJ), Großbritannien
Flugnummer:1030X
Unfallbericht:
Weather at Jersey was deteriorating and the runway visual range was below minima. The crew decided to continue to Jersey and attempt a runway 27 approach. The first approach had to abandoned and a second approach was made during which the aircraft struck outermost pole of the approach lighting system at 58 feet height, 3000 feet short of the threshold. The DC-3 crashed into a field and caught fire. The air hostess survived the accident.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft struck the approach lighting when it was flown below the safe approach path during an approach to land in conditions of very low cloud and poor visibility, the pilot having disregarded the approach ban applied by his operations manual."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 (77-86)


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Distance from Paris-Orly Airport to Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands as the crow flies is 334 km (209 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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