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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Datum:Dienstag 4 April 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic TPIN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 1
Fluggesellschaft:Bristow Helicopters
Kennzeichen: 5N-ABQ
Werknummer: 523
Baujahr: 1958-04-15 (9 years)
Triebwerk: 2 Alvis Leonides 514
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Ughelli Aerodrome (   Nigeria)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
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During a training flight one of the engines was shut down at 600 feet agl in order to practice asymmetric flight. The prop didn't feather and the airspeed dropped below minimum control speed. The Twin Pioneer struck trees at a low forward speed and broke up. Fire broke out, but the crewmembers managed to escape.


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