ASN logo
Last updated: 7 August 2020
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 30 agosto 1958
Tipo:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 100
Operador:Handley Page Ltd
Registración: G-AODE
Numéro de série: 147
Año de Construcción: 1955
Motores: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart (series unknown)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Milford (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Demostración
Aeropuerto de Salida:Woodley Airport, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Farnborough Airport (FAB/EGLF), Reino Unido
Descripción:
The Herald had taken off from Woodley to take part in the Farnborough air display. Half an hour into the flight an intense and uncontrollable fire broke out in the no. 2 engine nacelle. A rapid descend was carried out and a crash landing was made in a field.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was caused by an intense fire which became uncontrollable and necessitated an immediate crash landing. The fire resulted from a major mechanical failure of the starboard engine and the disruption of the fuel system."



Fotos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
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.
languages: languages

Share