AirUK Incidents

G BBXI Handley Page HPR.7 Herald 203. Bournemouth June 1984

G BBXI Handley Page HPR.7 Herald 203. Bournemouth June 1984

On the 11th June 1984 the wing was hit by a National Freight Corporation truck at Bournemouth. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair and was broken up between the 6th and 28th July 1984 for spares use. Photo Ian Haskell.

G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Amsterdam July 1990

G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Amsterdam July 1990

On the 19th July 1990 the starboard main landing gear failed to lock down, a forced landing was made with the starboard gear in the unsafe position. After repair work at Amsterdam the aircraft was ferried to Norwich, it was withdrawn from service and broken up in November 1991. Photo Jan. Aviation Safety Network.

G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Amsterdam July 1990

G BCDO Fokker F27 – 200. Amsterdam July 1990

Shown in this picture with the lifting gear being positioned, ready for the lift to secure the landing gear in the down position. The aircraft was on route from Stansted to Amsterdam with 17 passengers and 4 crew, no fatalities occurred. Photo Jan. Aviation Safety Network.

G BCDO Fokker F27 -200. Amsterdam July 1990

G BCDO Fokker F27 -200. Amsterdam July 1990

Shown with the lifting gear in position ready for the lift. The aircraft had completed 51,191 hours of service. Photo Jan. Aviation Safety Network

G BNCY Fokker F27 – 500. Guernsey December 1997

G BNCY Fokker F27 – 500. Guernsey December 1997

On the 7th December 1997 the aircraft overran the runway while landing in high crosswind conditions. It came to rest in an adjacent field with the starboard landing gear collapsed. It was subsequently withdrawn from service and scrapped at Guernsey. Photo Nick Poidevin. Aviation Safety Network.

G BNCY Fokker F27 – 500. Guernsey December 1997

G BNCY Fokker F27 – 500. Guernsey December 1997

This picture shows the final resting place of the aircraft in the adjacent field. The aircraft was on route from Southampton to Guernsey and no injuries to the 50 passengers and 4 crew. The aircraft retired after 44,877 hours, and 53,639 landings. Photo AAIB. Aviation Safety Network.

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