Accident Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 102 G-APRN, Saturday 17 April 1982
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Date:Saturday 17 April 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic aw65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 102
Owner/operator:Air Bridge Carriers
Registration: G-APRN
MSN: 6654
Year of manufacture:1959
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Dart 526
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Belfast International Airport (BFS) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA)
The Argosy was damaged beyond repair when the right main gear collapsed on landing.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Loss of a pivot pin from the anti-torque link assembly.




photo (c) Werner Fischdick; East Midlands Airport (EMA); 05 August 1974

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