Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 28 August 2014
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Datum:Freitag 30 Juni 1967
Zeit:ca 15:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 760D Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Aden Airways
Kennzeichen: VR-AAV
Werknummer: 187
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Aden International Airport (ADE) (   Yemen)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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Unfallbericht:
Viscount VR-AAV had been taken out of service for an engine change. When the service was completed the aircraft was placed in quarantine for 24 hours in case a bomb had been placed on board whilst it was in the hangar. At the time there was a both the National Liberation Front (the NLF) and the Front for the Liberation of South Yemen (FLOSY) where fighting for Yemen's independence from the United Kingdom. The airplane was parked on the apron when a bomb exploded. The Viscount caught fire and was damaged beyond repair as a result.

Informationsquelle:
» Ronald Davison


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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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