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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Date:Tuesday 22 December 1959
Type:Vickers 635 Viking 1B
Operator:Eagle Aviation Ltd.
Registration: G-AMGG
MSN: 290
First flight: 1947-07-24 (12 years 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 36
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Agadir-Inezgane Airport (AGA) (   Morocco)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Agadir-Inezgane Airport (AGA/GMAA), Morocco
A starboard main gear tyre burst on landing, causing the Viking to swing off the runway. The main gear collapsed following a 100yds run next to the runway.

Tire failure
Runway excursion


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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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