Descripción del Accidente ASN 14 APR 1965 Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3) G-ANTB - Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:mircoles 14 abril 1965
Hora:18:06 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Operador:British United Airways - BUA
Registración: G-ANTB
Numéro de série: 27207/15762
Año de Construcción: 1945
Horas Totales de la Célula:18544
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Total:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 27
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1 km (0.6 milles) E of Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER/EGJJ), Reino Unido
Número de Vuelo:1030X
Descripción:
Weather at Jersey was deteriorating and the runway visual range was below minima. The crew decided to continue to Jersey and attempt a runway 27 approach. The first approach had to abandoned and a second approach was made during which the aircraft struck outermost pole of the approach lighting system at 58 feet height, 3000 feet short of the threshold. The DC-3 crashed into a field and caught fire. The air hostess survived the accident.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft struck the approach lighting when it was flown below the safe approach path during an approach to land in conditions of very low cloud and poor visibility, the pilot having disregarded the approach ban applied by his operations manual."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 (77-86)


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Distance from Paris-Orly Airport to Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands as the crow flies is 334 km (209 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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