Vliegtuigongeval op 18 MAY 1959 met Vickers 815 Viscount AP-AJC - Islamabad International Airport (ISB)
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Datum:maandag 18 mei 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 815 Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registratie: AP-AJC
Constructienummer: 335
Bouwjaar: 1958-12-17 (5 months)
Aantal vlieguren:710
Aantal vluchten:650
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 525
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 43
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Islamabad International Airport (ISB) (   Pakistan)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPRN), Pakistan
Beschrijving:
The Viscount skidded sideways off the runway into a monsoon ditch when the pilot tried to turn the aircraft (groundloop?) at the end of the runway. The undercarriage folded up sideways and one wing was broken. The Viscount named "City of Karachi" had been delivered just 4 months prior to the accident.

Bronnen:
» La Nación 19 May 1959, p34
» Vickers Viscount Network (vickersviscount.net)


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photo of Vickers-815-Viscount-AP-AJC
accident date: 18-05-1959
type: Vickers 815 Viscount
registration: AP-AJC
 
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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