Airplane Crash - Nailstone, England 06/26/1981

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Nailstone, England


Date06/26/1981
LocationNailstone, England
OperatorDan Air Services
RouteLondon - East Midlands
TypeHawker Siddeley HS-748
RegistrationG-ASPL
Cn/In1560
Aboard3
Fatalities3
Ground0
SummaryThe the right rear door of the cargo plane detached and struck the horizontal tail plane and became lodged on the leading edge. Control was lost, and the aircraft entered a steep dive. During the dive, the wings and tail plane failed due to overstressing.

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