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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Fecha:domingo 29 mayo 1960
Tipo:Vickers 498 Viking 1A
Operador:Air Safaris
Registración: G-AHOR
Numéro de série: 118
Año de Construcción: 1946-08-20 (13 years 10 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 30
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Lourdes-Tarbes Ossun Lourdes Airport (LDE) (   Francia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lourdes-Tarbes Ossun Lourdes Airport (LDE/LFBT), Francia
Descripción:
The Air Safaris Viking approached Tarbes in poor visibility conditions: visibility 2 km and cloud 8/8 at 150 m. At decision altitude the runway was not visible, so a go around was initiated. Immediately thereafter the runway became visible and the approach was continued. The Viking landed gear up and came to rest after 330yds.

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


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