Accident Convair CV-640 HB-IMM, Tuesday 17 July 1973
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Date:Tuesday 17 July 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-640
Owner/operator:SA de Transport Aérien - SATA
Registration: HB-IMM
MSN: 412
Year of manufacture:1957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 60
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Tromsø/Langnes Airport (TOS) -   Norway
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:Tromsø/Langnes Airport (TOS/ENTC)
Landed heavily, bounced, and landed back nose-down. The landing gear partly collapsed. The aircraft came to rest 15 m short of the runway end.


Tribune - Le Matin 18-7-1973



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA); January 1973

photo (c) John A May; London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)

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