- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 31, 1979
Time: ?
Location: Off Sumburgh, Shetlands, Scotland
Operator: Dan Air Services
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Hawker Siddeley HS-748-1
Registration: G-BEKF
cn / ln: 1542
Aboard: 47   (passengers:44  crew:3)
Fatalities: 17   (passengers:15  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the sea after overrunning the runway while taking off. Locked condition of the elevators which prevented the rotation of the aircraft into a flying attitude. Gust lock became re-engaged during pre- flight check.
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