Airplane Crash - Off Sumburgh, Shetlands, England 07/31/1979

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Off Sumburgh, Shetlands, England


Date07/31/1979
LocationOff Sumburgh, Shetlands, England
OperatorDan Air Services
TypeHawker Siddeley HS-748-1
RegistrationG-BEKF
Cn/In1542
Aboard47
Fatalities17
Ground0
SummaryCrashed 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.

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