Flugunfall 03 MAR 1960 einer Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-ALZW - Woolsington Airport (NCL) 
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Last updated: 10 December 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 3 Mrz 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
Fluggesellschaft:BKS Air Transport
Kennzeichen: G-ALZW
Werknummer: 5219
Baujahr: 1952
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Centaurus 661
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: schwer beschdigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Woolsington Airport (NCL) (   Grobritannien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Woolsington Airport (NCL/EGNT), Grobritannien
During the landing roll the port main landing gear collapsed and the aircraft swung to the left off the runway. The pilots reported that before and after touchdown the landing gear position indicator showed all units locked down. Subsequent investigation revealed a fatigue failure of the port landing gear downlock latch plate.

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