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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Fecha:miércoles 3 mayo 1967
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 812 Viscount
Operador:Channel Airways
Registración: G-AVJZ
Numéro de série: 360
Año de Construcción: 1958
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Prueba
Aeropuerto de Salida:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Reino Unido
Descripción:
The Viscount was on a test flight to renew the Certificate of Airworthiness. Very shortly after takeoff the no. 4 propeller was feathered. The aircraft entered an uncontrolled turn, causing the right wingtip to scrape along the ground. The plane crashed into a wire fenced compound and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of control during takeoff after feathering of No.4 propeller had been initiated."

Fuentes:
» Flight International 10 July 1969 (p.41)


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