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Last updated: 13 August 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 11 September 1963
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Fluggesellschaft:Airnautic
Kennzeichen: F-BJER
Werknummer: 216
Baujahr: 1947-05-09 (16 years 4 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 36 / Insassen: 36
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 40
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Pic de la Roquette (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Perpignan Airport (PGF/LFMP), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
The Viking crashed into the north face of the Pic de la Roquette in the Pyrenees.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The probable cause of this accident was a navigational error."



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accident date: 11-09-1963
type: Vickers 610 Viking 1B
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accident date: 11-09-1963
type: Vickers 610 Viking 1B
registration: F-BJER
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accident date: 11-09-1963
type: Vickers 610 Viking 1B
registration: F-BJER
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accident date: 11-09-1963
type: Vickers 610 Viking 1B
registration: F-BJER
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accident date: 11-09-1963
type: Vickers 610 Viking 1B
registration: F-BJER
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from London-Gatwick Airport to Perpignan Airport as the crow flies is 956 km (598 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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