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Last updated: 21 May 2019
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Datum:woensdag 21 april 1948
Type:Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:British European Airways - BEA
Registratie: G-AIVE
Constructienummer: 218
Bouwjaar: 1947-05-16 (11 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 16
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 20
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Irish Law Mountain (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:London-Northolt Airport (NHT/EGWU), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Glasgow-Renfrew Airport, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vluchtnummer:S200P
Beschrijving:
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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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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