Narrative:The Viscount developed a high sink rate while on final approach to runway 08. The captain applied full power, but the aircraft continued to descent. He cut the power, but the main gear collapsed when striking the ground just short of the runway. The Viscount bounced and slid 1100 feet.
|Date:||Friday 28 January 1972|
Vickers 814 Viscount
|C/n / msn:|| 343|
|First flight:|| 1959|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Bournemouth International Airport (BOH) ( United Kingdom)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Bournemouth International Airport (BOH/EGHH), United Kingdom|
D-ANEF pictured here prior to being ferried to Bournemouth.
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.