Airplane Crash - Ruislip, England 01/06/1948

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Ruislip, England


Date01/06/1948
LocationRuislip, England
OperatorBritish European Airways
RouteRenfrew - Northolt
TypeVickers 610 Viking 1B
RegistrationG-AHPK
Cn/In148
Aboard18
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryAfter two or three failed approaches, the plane struck trees and crashed into a field. Poor judgment on the part of the pilot attempting to land in VFR conditions in limited visibility and poor weather conditions and not diverting to another airport.

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