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Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 813 Viscount
Owner/operator:British Midland Airways (BMA)
Registration: G-AZLR
MSN: 347
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Birmingham Airport, Elmdon, Birmingham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA/EGNM)
Destination airport:Birmingham International Airport (BHX/EGBB)
Undercarriage collapsed on the left side on landing. Skidded and stopped on the grass next to the runway. According to a contemporary report ("Yorkshire Air News", March 1973): "The British Midland Viscount which crashed at Elmdon on 19th January was G-AZLR. It was flown back to Castle Donington a week later on 26th January, not being extensively damaged"

Returned to service by 26 March 1974, and stayed in serivce until 7 May 1986.


6. Yorkshire Air News March 1973:


Photo of G-AZLR courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
8 June 1979; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

28-Apr-2013 14:42 ryan Added
16-Jun-2013 08:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
31-Mar-2015 18:04 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Embed code, Narrative]
31-Mar-2015 18:05 TB Updated [Narrative]
29-Jul-2015 23:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Embed code]
12-Aug-2015 16:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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