Narrative:The right hand main undercarriage collapsed on landing. The aircraft slid, causing the left hand gear to collapsed as well. A small fire erupted, but this was quickly contained.
|Date:||Wednesday 4 May 1966|
|Type:||Handley Page Hastings C.1|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| HP67/66|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||El Adem RAF Station ( Libya)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||El Adem RAF Station, Libya|
|Destination airport:||El Adem RAF Station, Libya|
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Distance from El Adem RAF Station to El Adem RAF Station as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).
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.