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Last updated: 8 August 2020
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 11 septiembre 1963
Tipo:Vickers 610 Viking 1B
Operador:Airnautic
Registración: F-BJER
Numéro de série: 216
Año de Construcción: 1947-05-09 (16 years 4 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 36 / Ocupantes: 36
Total:Fatalidades: 40 / Ocupantes: 40
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Pic de la Roquette (   Francia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Perpignan Airport (PGF/LFMP), Francia
Descripción:
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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Vickers Viking

  • 163 built
  • 54th loss
  • 22nd accidente fatal
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  • 7th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 17th worst accident (actualmente)
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