Descripcin del Accidente ASN 03 MAR 1960 Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-ALZW - Woolsington Airport (NCL)
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Fecha:jueves 3 marzo 1960
Tipo:Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
Operador:BKS Air Transport
Registracin: G-ALZW
Numro de srie: 5219
Ao de Construccin: 1952
Motores: 2 Bristol Centaurus 661
Tripulacin:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 19
Daos en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicacin:Woolsington Airport (NCL) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Pasajeros Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Woolsington Airport (NCL/EGNT), Reino Unido
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.

» Survey of accidents to aircraft in the United Kingdom 1960 / CAA


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