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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145122
Last updated: 9 November 2019
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Date:15-JUL-1966
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 701 Viscount
Owner/operator:Cambrian Airways
Registration: G-AMOE
C/n / msn: 17
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Liverpool/Speke (LPL) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Liverpool (Speke) Airport (LPL/EGGP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Careered into Gate 2 doorway of the Terminal's west wing whilst the engines were being tested by engineers. Slight damage to the wing of a nearby parked Aer Lingus Viscount, EI-ALG, the building, but mainly to the Cambrian Viscount nose undercarriage and the starboard wing and engines. All were repaired, the Viscount G-AMOE re-flown on 1st November 1966.

NOTE: The often-reported date of "15 July 1967" is incorrect (a year out)

Sources:

1. http://www.cambrianairways.org.uk/page_2361709.html
2. http://www.vickersviscount.net/Pages_Listings/Listings_CN_Details.aspx
3. http://derbosoft.proboards.com/post/72931
4. http://derbosoft.proboards.com/post/72779


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Apr-2012 05:38 TB Added
10-Jan-2016 21:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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