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Date: June 18, 1972
Location: Staines, Surrey, England
Aircraft: Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C
Airline: British European Airways
Flight No: 548
Fatalities: 118 : 118

A British Airways Trident crashed near London, England after the leading edge slats were prematurely retracted after takeoff.  The captain possibly was incapacitated by an arterial hemorrhage.