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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 22 Januar 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 814 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:British Midland Airways - BMA
Kennzeichen: G-AWXI
Werknummer: 339
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 34
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 38
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
At 1000 feet after takeoff (from runway 28R) the no. 4 engine failed and caught fire. Because the propeller continued to windmill, the flames were fed with engine oil. An emergency landing was carried out on runway 28R. The fire was extinguished, but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.



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photo of Vickers 814 Viscount D-ANOL
D-ANOL shown here on a lease from Lufthansa. The Viscount was sold to BMA in January 1969 as G-AWXI.
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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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