Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 17 April 1982
Type:Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 102
Operator:Air Bridge Carriers
Registration: G-APRN
C/n / msn: 6654
First flight: 1959-05-13 (22 years 12 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 526
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Belfast International Airport (BFS) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA), United Kingdom
Narrative:
The Argosy was damaged beyond repair when the right main gear collapsed on landing.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Loss of a pivot pin from the anti-torque link assembly.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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