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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 20 juli 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 701 Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Cambrian Airways
Registratie: G-AMOL
Constructienummer: 25
Bouwjaar: 1953-12-08 (11 years 8 months)
Aantal vlieguren:20694
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 506
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:0,5 km (0.3 mijl) van Liverpool International Airport (LPL) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Isle of Man-Ronaldsway Airport (IOM/EGNS), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Liverpool International Airport (LPL/EGGP), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
Viscount G-AMOL departed Ronaldsway at 16:49 for a flight to Liverpool. The flight was made at flight level 70 and at 17:08 hours the aircraft was identified by Liverpool radar over Wallasey and positioned for a PPI continuous descent radar approach to runway 26. Half a mile from touchdown the radar approach was completed and the aircraft was then seen (on radar) to be just discernibly to the right of the centreline. No radio messages were received from the aircraft after the start of the talk-down. At 550 metres from the threshold, it was estimated to be at a height between 30 and 60 metres and about 40 metres to the right of the centre line. At this point witnesses saw the aircraft bank and turn to the right. The fuselage was level and the aircraft was banked almost vertically for part of the turn. When heading in approximately the opposite direction to the runway it rolled on to its back and crashed into the roof of a factory about 365 metres to the right of the extended centre line of the runway and about 550 metres from the threshold.
After penetrating the roof, the aircraft had struck a heavy steel girder which had caused it to tip "tail-over-nose". It had then come to rest the right way up on the floor of the workshop with the tail resting on the steel roof trusses. An intense fire broke out which consumed almost the whole structure of the fuselage.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft went out of control during the final stage of an approach to land but the reason for this has not been determined."

Bronnen:
» ICAO Aircraft Accident Digest No.16 - Volume II, Circular 82-AN/69 (14-23)


Foto's

photo of Vickers-701-Viscount-G-AMOL
accident date: 20-07-1965
type: Vickers 701 Viscount
registration: G-AMOL
 

Kaart
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 Isle of Man-Ronaldsway Airport en Liverpool International Airport bedraagt 142 km (89 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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