- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 14, 1965
Time: ?
Location: Jersey, Channel Islands, UK
Operator: British United Airways
Flight #: 1030X
Route: Paris - Jersey , Channel Islands
AC Type: Douglas C-47B
Registration: G-ANTB
cn / ln: 15762/27207
Aboard: 27   (passengers:23  crew:4)
Fatalities: 26   (passengers:23  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed on its second approach in deteriorating weather condtions, crashing 3,000 feet short of the runway. The aircraft struck the approach lighting when it was flown below the safe approach path during an approach to land in conditions of very low clouds and poor visibility. The pilot disregarded the approach ban applied by his operations manual.
Sources

Return to Home Page

Copyright Richard Kebabjian / www.planecrashinfo.com