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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 2 March 1960
Type:Vickers 639 Viking 1
Operator:Hunting-Clan Air Transport
Registration: G-AGRV
C/n / msn: 114
First flight: 1946-09-30 (13 years 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:London Airport (LHR) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:London Airport (LHR/EGLL), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Following a normal touchdown on the runway the aircraft swung to the left and came to rest with the lower forward part of the fuselage in contact with the ground and the port main gear tire deflated.

Sources:
» Survey of accidents to aircraft in the United Kingdom 1960 / CAA


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