Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 19 januari 1967
Tijd:13:59
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 745D Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Air Lines
Registratie: N7431
Constructienummer: 129
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 46
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 50
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Norfolk Municipal Airport, VA (ORF) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Norfolk Municipal Airport, VA (ORF/KORF), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A snow tractor taxied into the path of a United Air Lines Viscount which was just landing. The Viscount collided with the snow plough, ripping open the airplane's belly and tearing off one of the wings.

PROBABLE CAUSES:
personnel - miscellaneous-personnel: driver of vehicle
personnel - airport supervisory personnel: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - instructions-misinterpreted
FACTOR(S):
miscellaneous acts, conditions - overload failure

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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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