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Accident description
Last updated: 27 February 2017
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Date:Tuesday 17 April 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 735 Viscount
Operator:Iraqi Airways
Registration: YI-ACL
C/n / msn: 68
First flight: 1955-10-14 (17 years 6 months)
Total airframe hrs:24498
Cycles:14649
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 506
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mosul Airport (OSM) (   Iraq)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mosul Airport (OSM), Iraq
Narrative:
Improper operation of the fuel system followed by failure to extend the undercarriage.

Sources:
» Vickers Viscount Network


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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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