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Last updated: 22 April 2019
Date:Saturday 17 April 1982
Type:Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 102
Operator:Air Bridge Carriers
Registration: G-APRN
C/n / msn: 6654
First flight: 1959-05-13 (23 years)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 526
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Belfast International Airport (BFS) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA), United Kingdom
The Argosy was damaged beyond repair when the right main gear collapsed on landing.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Loss of a pivot pin from the anti-torque link assembly.


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