Date: May 08, 1951
Time: 1412
Location: Bordeaux, France
Operator: Hunting Air Travel
Flight #: ?
Route: Gibraltar - Bordeaux - Bovingdon
AC Type: Vickers 639 Viking 1
Registration: G-AHPD
cn / ln: 134
Aboard: 32   (passengers:27  crew:5)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: No. 1 engine failed shortly after taking off. Altitude could not be maintained and an emergency belly landing was made in a field. The disconnecting of the articulated control rod of the propeller governor due to the lack of a split pin on the governor spindle and to the nut of the ball-joint of the control spindle having been unscrewed by force.

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