Unfallbericht:The Viscount was on a test flight to renew the Certificate of Airworthiness. Very shortly after takeoff the no. 4 propeller was feathered. The aircraft entered an uncontrolled turn, causing the right wingtip to scrape along the ground. The plane crashed into a wire fenced compound and caught fire.
|Datum:||03 MAI 1967|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Vickers 812 Viscount|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3 |
|Opfer am Boden:||Todesopfer: 2|
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Southend Municipal Airport (SEN) (Großbritannien)
|Flugphase:|| Start (TOF)|
|Flug von:||Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Großbritannien|
|Flug nach:||Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Großbritannien|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of control during takeoff after feathering of No.4 propeller had been initiated."
» Flight International 10.07.1969 (p.41)
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Distance from Southend Municipal Airport to Southend Municipal Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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.