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Last updated: 23 September 2021
Datum:vrijdag 11 december 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-125-1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Hawker Siddeley Aviation
Registratie: G-ARYC
Constructienummer: 25003
Bouwjaar: 1963-02-12 (1 year 10 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Filton Airport (FZO) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Chester/Hawarden Airport (CEG/EGNR), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Filton Airport (FZO/EGTG), Verenigd Koninkrijk
While the first DH-125 production prototype was flying from Hawarden to Filton, with only the two crew aboard, the hydraulic failure warning system operated. The flight was continued to Filton where attempts to lower the undercarriage by the emergency system were unsuccessful. After a strip of' foam had been laid on the runway, the pilot carried out a wheels-up landing, without flaps. Flaps were not used because the pilot preferred the flatter attitude that he could then maintain for the touchdown, and the aircraft, which was fueled with kerosene, touched down in a flat and level attitude and a small fire appeared under the centre section as it came to rest after sliding about 900 yards. Firemen were on the scene at once and the fire was very rapidly extinguished.

» Accidents to Aircraft - A United Kingdom Survey for the year ended 31st December 1964


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Chester/Hawarden Airport en Filton Airport bedraagt 185 km (116 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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