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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Fecha:sábado 26 julio 1969
Tipo:Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
Operador:BKS Air Transport
Registración: G-ALZR
Numéro de série: 5214
Año de Construcción: 1952
Motores: 2 Bristol Centaurus 661
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), Reino Unido
The nose wheel collapsed on landing.


photo of Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-ALZR
G-ALZR was ferried to Lasham following the accident and broken up there
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
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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