Accident Vickers 639 Viking 1 G-AHOY,
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Date:Monday 6 April 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic vikg model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers 639 Viking 1
Owner/operator:Invicta International Airways
Registration: G-AHOY
MSN: 128
Year of manufacture:1946
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:London-Stansted Airport (STN) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:London-Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS)
Destination airport:London-Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS)
The aircraft was engaged on a training flight for the purpose of converting pilots to the type. In the course of' a ' touch-and- go' landing, after overshoot action had been initiated, but before the aircraft had become airborne, the undercarriage was inadvertently selected 'UP'. It was immediately reselected 'DOWN' but the starboard leg collapsed and the aircraft ground looped.


Accidents to Aircraft - A United Kingdom Survey for the year ended 31st December 1964

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15 April 1965 G-AHOY Invicta International Airways 0 Manston Airport (MSE) sub
Damaged on the ground

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