ASN Aircraft accident Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 1 5N-ABQ Ughelli Aerodrome
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Date:Tuesday 4 April 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic TPIN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 1
Operator:Bristow Helicopters
Registration: 5N-ABQ
MSN: 523
First flight: 1958-04-15 (9 years)
Engines: 2 Alvis Leonides 514
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ughelli Aerodrome (   Nigeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
During a training flight one of the engines was shut down at 600 feet agl in order to practice asymmetric flight. The prop didn't feather and the airspeed dropped below minimum control speed. The Twin Pioneer struck trees at a low forward speed and broke up. Fire broke out, but the crewmembers managed to escape.


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