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Last updated: 18 October 2017
Datum:Mittwoch 23 November 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 807 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Gibraltar Airways
Kennzeichen: G-BBVH
Werknummer: 281
Baujahr: 1957
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 520
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 74
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 78
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tangier Airport (TNG) (   Marokko)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Gibraltar-North Front Airport (GIB/LXGB), Gibraltar
Flug nach:Tangier Airport (TNG/GMTT), Marokko
The aircraft ran off the left side of runway 28 on landing, continued in a shallow channel before coming to rest 1165yds past the touchdown point. Aquaplaning is suspected since the landing took place during a heavy rainshower with wind at 60deg/24 kts.


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Distance from Gibraltar-North Front Airport to Tangier Airport as the crow flies is 69 km (43 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.
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