Dan Air Services

Dan Air Services Tuesday July 31, 1979
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.

Crash Details

DateTuesday July 31, 1979
LocationOff Sumburgh, Shetlands, Scotland
Passengers44
Crew3
Fatalities17
Survivors30
Aircraft TypeHawker Siddeley HS-748-1
OperatorDan Air Services
RegistrationG-BEKF
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Off Sumburgh, Shetlands, Scotland
Dan Air Services
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-1
1979