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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219279
Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:19-JAN-1956
Time:
Type:Vickers Viking 618
Owner/operator:Eagle Aviation
Registration: G-AJPH
C/n / msn: 207
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nicosia -   Cyprus
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Nicosia
Narrative:
Badly damaged after a belly landing at Nicosia. Aircraft took off from Nicosia and according to passenger account one of the engines ran away and could not be controlled or shut down. Pilot crash landed as he would not have been able to make a controlled landing back at Nicosia.

Sources:

British Pathe
https://streaming.britishpathe.com/hls-vod/flash/00000000/00068000/00068619.mp4.m3u8

Eye witness Passenger on aircraft


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2018 11:22 Cobar Added
27-Jun-2019 13:39 robertpbull Updated [Source, Narrative]

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