Vliegtuigongeval op 03 MAR 1960 met Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-ALZW - Woolsington Airport (NCL) 
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Last updated: 9 December 2022
Datum:donderdag 3 maart 1960
Type:Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:BKS Air Transport
Registratie: G-ALZW
Constructienummer: 5219
Bouwjaar: 1952
Motoren: 2 Bristol Centaurus 661
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 15
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 19
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Woolsington Airport (NCL) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Woolsington Airport (NCL/EGNT), Verenigd Koninkrijk
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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