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Last updated: 22 September 2018
Datum:Samstag 26 Juli 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
Fluggesellschaft:BKS Air Transport
Kennzeichen: G-ALZR
Werknummer: 5214
Baujahr: 1952
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Centaurus 661
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Frankreich
Flug nach:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), Großbritannien
The nose wheel collapsed on landing.


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G-ALZR was ferried to Lasham following the accident and broken up there
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Distance from Paris-Orly Airport to London-Gatwick Airport as the crow flies is 323 km (202 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.
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