Descripcin del Accidente ASN 06 APR 1964 Vickers 639 Viking 1 G-AHOY - London-Stansted Airport (STN) 
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Last updated: 9 December 2022
Fecha:lunes 6 abril 1964
Tipo:Vickers 639 Viking 1
Operador:Invicta International Airways
Registracin: G-AHOY
Numro de srie: 128
Ao de Construccin: 1946-10-26 (17 years 6 months)
Tripulacin:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daos en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicacin:London-Stansted Airport (STN) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:London-Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:London-Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS), Reino Unido
The aircraft was engaged on a training flight for the purpose of converting pilots to the type. In the course of' a ' touch-and- go' landing, after overshoot action had been initiated, but before the aircraft had become airborne, the undercarriage was inadvertently selected 'UP'. It was immediately reselected 'DOWN' but the starboard leg collapsed and the aircraft ground looped.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.

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