BKS Air Transport

BKS Air Transport Wednesday July 3, 1968
The cargo plane's left wing struck the ground, the plane struck two other planes, burst into flames and came to rest on its back near a building. Failure of the port flap operating rod due to fatigue, permitting the port flaps to retract. This resulted in a rolling moment to port which could not be controlled.

Crash Details

DateWednesday July 3, 1968
LocationLondon, England
Passengers0
Crew8
Fatalities6
Survivors2
Aircraft TypeAirspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
OperatorBKS Air Transport
RegistrationG-AMAD
Flight OriginDeauville, France
Flight Destination London, England
London, England
BKS Air Transport
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
1968