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Last updated: 23 May 2019
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 21 abril 1948
Tipo:Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Operador:British European Airways - BEA
Registración: G-AIVE
Numéro de série: 218
Año de Construcción: 1947-05-16 (11 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Irish Law Mountain (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:London-Northolt Airport (NHT/EGWU), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Glasgow-Renfrew Airport, Reino Unido
Número de Vuelo:S200P
Descripción:
The aircraft took off from Northolt at 18:09. At 19:46 the flight arrived over Renfrew at 4700 feet. The aircraft was then cleared for a Standard Beam Approach to Renfrew. Last radio contact was at 20:01 when the crew requested confirmation that the Outer Marker was operative. It later appeared that the aircraft had struck Irish Law Mountain a little later.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft as being flown onto high ground due to an error of judgement by the captain. Failure to receive the outer marker beacon signal was a contributory factor."



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photo of Vickers-610-Viking-1B-G-AIVE
accident date: 21-04-1948
type: Vickers 610 Viking 1B
registration: G-AIVE
 
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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