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Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Fecha:jueves 18 marzo 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CARV model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvair
Operador:British Air Ferries - BAF
Registración: G-APNH
Numéro de série: 11/18333
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Le Touquet Airport (LTQ) (   Francia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Le Touquet Airport (LTQ/LFAT), Francia
Descripción:
The nosegear collapsed on touchdown in crosswind conditions. The Carvair came to a halt 1550 m from the threshold.
Repairs were considered but disregarded when the eventual cost was amortised, and the aircraft was written off some three months later.

Fuentes:
» Air Bridge 2 : the story of the use of the ATL98 Carvair / Paul A Doyle, pub 2000 by Forward Airfield Research Publishing, ISBN 09525 624 72


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Distance from Southend Municipal Airport to Le Touquet Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 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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