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Last updated: 29 March 2020
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Fecha:viernes 26 noviembre 1965
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 806 Viscount
Operador:British European Airways - BEA
Registración: G-APEY
Numéro de série: 382
Año de Construcción: 1958-07-07 (7 years 5 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 520
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 75
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 79
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER/EGJJ), Reino Unido
Descripción:
When the aircraft was 7 miles from touch-down, after a flight from London-Heathrow Airport, the captain was informed that the wind was 170°/25 kts., gusting to 30 kts. When 3 miles from touch-down the wind. was given as 170°/28 kts., dropping to 22 kts. on short final. The visibility was 6 km. in moderate rain. Because of the weather, and because the runway was wet, the touchdown on runway 09 was intentionally firm. Initially, the aircraft made a normal landing run down the middle of the runway but, towards the end of the run, the nose undercarriage slowly collapsed rearwards, the tips of No. 2 and No. 3 propellers struck the runway, and the aircraft came to rest in a nose-down attitude. Damage was confined to the nose undercarriage and bay, and to the tips of the propellers which had struck the runway; the passengers were disembarked normally.

Fuentes:
» Accidents to Aircraft - A United Kingdom Survey for the year ended 31st December 1965


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Distance from London-Heathrow Airport to Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands as the crow flies is 279 km (174 miles).

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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