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Accident
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Datum:donderdag 22 januari 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 814 Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:British Midland Airways - BMA
Registratie: G-AWXI
Constructienummer: 339
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 34
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 38
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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