Accident description
Last updated: 23 July 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 22 December 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 815 Viscount
Operator:Luxair
Registration: LX-LGC
C/n / msn: 376
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX) (   Luxembourg) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Germany
Destination airport:Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX/ELLX), Luxembourg
Flightnumber: 303
Narrative:
The aircraft landed on a slippery runway and ran off, causing the nose gear to collapse.

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Distance from Frankfurt International Airport to Luxembourg-Findel Airport as the crow flies is 172 km (107 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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