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Last updated: 26 October 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 3 Mai 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 812 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Channel Airways
Kennzeichen: G-AVJZ
Werknummer: 360
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Test
Flug von:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The Viscount was on a test flight to renew the Certificate of Airworthiness. Very shortly after takeoff the no. 4 propeller was feathered. The aircraft entered an uncontrolled turn, causing the right wingtip to scrape along the ground. The plane crashed into a wire fenced compound and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of control during takeoff after feathering of No.4 propeller had been initiated."

Informationsquelle:
» Flight International 10 July 1969 (p.41)


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