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Last updated: 15 August 2020
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Datum:Sonntag 7 März 1965
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 802 Visoount
Fluggesellschaft:British European Airways - BEA
Kennzeichen: G-AOHT
Werknummer: 168
Baujahr: 1957-06-20 (7 years 9 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands (JER/EGJJ), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
While the engines were being started for a freight service to Jersey, the nosewheel retracted. The nose structure and three of the propellers were severely damaged. It was considered that the undercarriage selector buttons bad been left in an intermediate position, following a retraction test. With the button in this position, undercarriage retraction would begin as soon as there was adequate hydraulic pressure in the system.

Informationsquelle:
» Accidents to Aircraft - A United Kingdom Survey for the year ended 31st December 1965


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Distance from London-Heathrow Airport to Jersey-States Airport, Channel Islands as the crow flies is 279 km (174 miles).

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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