ASN Aircraft accident Avro 691 Lancastrian C.3 G-AHBU Belfast-Nutts Corner Airport
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Date:Friday 3 October 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic a691 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 691 Lancastrian C.3
Registration: G-AHBU
MSN: 1289
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Belfast-Nutts Corner Airport (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Belfast-Nutts Corner Airport, United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Takeoff from Belfast-Nutts Corner was attempted by visual reference to the runway lights in limited visibility conditions. As speed built up the pilot had to switch to instrument reference, losing directional control. The Lancastrian swung off the runway, bounced into the air and came down again, ending up on the south bank of the river Cromlin.

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