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Datum:woensdag 3 mei 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 812 Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Channel Airways
Registratie: G-AVJZ
Constructienummer: 360
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Southend Municipal Airport (SEN/EGMC), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
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."

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


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