ASN Aircraft accident Bristol 175 Britannia 253 EI-BBY Shannon Airport (SNN)
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Date:Friday 30 September 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic brtn model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 175 Britannia 253
Operator:Interconair
Registration: EI-BBY
MSN: 13455
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Shannon Airport (SNN) (   Ireland)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN), Ireland
Narrative:
Severe vibration was experienced at an height of 300 feet. The approach to runway 24 was abandoned and an overshoot was commenced. The aircraft continued to sink and collided with the ground short and to the right of the runway. The Britannia aircraft bounced, the right wing broke off. The aircraft then skidded and caught fire.



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accident date: 30-09-1977
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accident date: 30-09-1977
type: Bristol 175 Britannia 253
registration: EI-BBY
 
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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