Accident Bristol 175 Britannia 312 G-AOVJ, Thursday 25 June 1964
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Date:Thursday 25 June 1964
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic brtn model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol 175 Britannia 312
Owner/operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AOVJ
MSN: 13418
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 122
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Category:Accident
Location:Bermuda-Kindley Field (BDA) -   Bermuda
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bermuda-Kindley Field (BDA/TXKF)
Narrative:
After landing on runway 12 at Bermuda-Kindley Field, the aircraft was turned through 180°, preparatory to back-tracking to the terminal, and the aircraft stopped.
When power was applied to get it moving again a thud was heard by the flight crew, and the aircraft listed to port until the port wing touched the ground. It was subsequently found that the port main landing gear forging had fractured.

Sources:

Accidents to Aircraft - A United Kingdom Survey for the year ended 31 st December 1964 / Ministry of Aviation

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