Crash-aerien 14 OCT 1964 d'un Douglas C-47A (DC-3) G-AGJV - Derby Airport
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Date:mercredi 14 octobre 1964
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
Compagnie:British Midland Airways - BMA
Immatriculation: G-AGJV
Numro de srie: 12195
Anne de Fabrication: 1943
Equipage:victimes: 0 / bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / bord: 36
Total:victimes: 0 / bord: 39
Dgats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Consquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Derby Airport (   Royaume Uni)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Charter International
Aroport de dpart:Hamburg-Fuhlsbttel Airport (HAM/EDDH), Allemagne
Aroport de destination:Derby Airport (EGBD), Royaume Uni
On contacting Derby on a night flight from Hamburg, the pilot was given the Derby weather as surface wind calm, visibility 2 km, no cloud. He was later informed that radiation fog was developing however, the reported visibility of 2 km was above his minimum. After three visual approaches and overshoots, one on runway 10 and two on runway 28, the aircraft succeeded, at the fourth attempt, in touching down on runway 28.
The approach had been made with the landing lights on and, immediately after initial touchdown, the aircraft entered thick fog which reduced visibility from the cockpit to zero. The pilot pulled back the control column and applied brakes, but the aircraft became airborne again.
Visual reference was not regained and the aircraft struck the ground heavily, causing the port undercarriage to fail; the aircraft then ran into the airfield boundary fence and ditch. There was no fire.

» Accidents to Aircraft - A United Kingdom Survey for the year ended 31st December 1964


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Ce plan montre l'aroport de dpart ainsi que la suppose destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Hamburg-Fuhlsbttel Airport et Derby Airport est de 770 km (481 miles).

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