Descripción:The aircraft left RAF Benson (BEX) on a training flight with two Captains a navigator and engineer on board. It flew a three-engined approach and bounced on landing. Tthe training Captain applied power to go around but the aircraft was below Vmca, veered left and hit the ground near the control tower. The nosewheel came through the floor and major damage was done to the airframe. Also the port main wheel entered the cabin.
|Fecha:||04 JUN 1970|
|Tipo:||Armstrong Whitworth AW-660 Argosy C.1|
|Operador:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|Numéro de série:|| 6773|
|Año de Construcción:|| 1962|
|Tripulación:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4|
|Pasajeros:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0|
|Total:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4 |
|Daños en la Aeronave:|| Anulado|
|Consecuencias:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Ubicación:||Benson-RAF Station (BEX) (Reino Unido)
|Fase:|| Aterrizaje (LDG)|
|Aeropuerto de Salida:||Benson RAF Station (BEX/EGUB), Reino Unido|
|Aeropuerto de Llegada:||Benson RAF Station (BEX/EGUB), Reino Unido|
The aircraft was withdrawn from use after this accident.
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» M. R. Annesley. (E-mail, 15-7-2012)
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Distance from Benson RAF Station to Benson RAF Station as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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.