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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Saturday 17 September 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 802 Viscount
Operator:British European Airways - BEA
Registration: G-AOJE
C/n / msn: 154
First flight: 1957-01-10 (3 years 8 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 71
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 74
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER/EGJJ), United Kingdom
Narrative:
After touchdown the nosewheel retracted and the aircraft continued along the runway with the lower part of the forward fuselage touching the runway surface. The aircraft stopped after travelling about 400yards.
Functional checks of the nose landing gear carried out after the aircraft was removed from the runway did not reveal any faults in the hydraulic or electrical systems.

Classification:

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


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