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Last updated: 16 October 2019
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 20 febrero 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 736 Viscount
Operador:British Midland Airways - BMA
Registración: G-AODG
Numéro de série: 77
Año de Construcción: 1955
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 48
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 53
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:East Midlands Airport (EMA) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Glasgow-Abbotsinch Airport (GLA/EGPF), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:East Midlands Airport (EMA/EGNX), Reino Unido
Descripción:
The pilot failed to execute a flare on the second attempt to land on runway 10. The Viscount struck the runway 1000 feet short of the intended touchdown point. The nose gear collapsed and the fuselage ruptured. Visibility was poor with blowing snow.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident resulted from the pilot failing to execute a proper landing manoeuvre in adverse weather conditions."

Fuentes:
» Flight International 13 March 1969 (p.398)


Fotos

photo of Vickers-736-Viscount-G-AODG
accident date: 20-02-1969
type: Vickers 736 Viscount
registration: G-AODG
photo of Vickers-736-Viscount-G-AODG
accident date: 20-02-1969
type: Vickers 736 Viscount
registration: G-AODG
 

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 Glasgow-Abbotsinch Airport to East Midlands Airport as the crow flies is 390 km (244 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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