Bristol 170 Freighter 31M

Bristol 170 Freighter 31M Wednesday November 1, 1961
Failed to gain altitude after a missed approach and crashed. The malfunctioning of the automatic pitch coarsening unit of the starboard propeller. This deprived the captain of the necessary degree of control of the aircraft at a critical stage of the flight.

Crash Details

DateWednesday November 1, 1961
LocationLes Prevosts, Guernsey
Passengers7
Crew3
Fatalities2
Survivors8
Aircraft TypeSilver City Airways
OperatorBristol 170 Freighter 31M
RegistrationG-ANWL
Flight OriginCherboug
Flight Destination Les Prevosts
Les Prevosts, Guernsey
Bristol 170 Freighter 31M
Silver City Airways
1961