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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:dimanche 18 décembre 1960
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 804 Viscount
Compagnie:British United Airways - BUA
Immatriculation: G-AOXU
Numéro de série: 248
Année de Fabrication: 1957-08-31 (3 years 4 months)
Moteurs: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 5
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) (   Allemagne)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:?
Aéroport de destination:Düsseldorf Airport (DUS/EDDL), Allemagne
Détails:
After touchdown on runway 24 the aircraft overran the end of the runway by approximately 140 yards, damaging the nose wheel gear and propellers. The weather was reported as: surface wind 060 degrees 6 knots, visibility 2800 metres in mist, 8/8 cloud at 300 feet and temperature -2 degrees C.
An inspection of the runway approximately 20 minutes before the aircraft landed showed that there was no surface ice and subsequent examination revealed no fault in the aircraft wheel brake systems. In addition to the operating crew and freight the aircraft carried 3 staff passengers.

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


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