Date & Time: Jun 4, 1970
Type of aircraft:
Armstrong Whitworth AW.650 Argosy
Landing (descent or approach)
Benson - Benson
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was completing a local training flight at RAF Benson. On final approach, the pilot-in-command failed to realize his altitude was too low when the airplane struck the ground and crashed in an open field. The undercarriage were partially torn off as well a part of the left wing. All five crew members escaped uninjured.
Too low approach on part of the flying crew.