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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 11 november 1960
Type:Bristol 175 Britannia 102
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registratie: G-ANBC
Constructienummer: 12904
Bouwjaar: 1955
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 18
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 27
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Soedan)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Soedan
Beschrijving:
En route at FL205 a loss of hydraulic fluid occurred, accompanied by a drop in airspeed from 210 knots to 180 knots. During the descent to Khartoum it was found that the landing gear could not be lowered and locked down by the normal or emergency systems. The Britannia landed on a strip alongside the runway with the nose wheel up and the main landing gears trailing. It was later found that the failure of the support member for the starboard main gear uplock had permitted the gear to fall in flight, damaging hydraulic system lines.

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


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