Vickers Viking G-AIVE

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Unless otherwise indicated, article and photos by James Towill.

This article is reproduced here with the permission of the author.

 

Published in the Scottish Sunday Express on Sunday 10 June 2007.
Sunday Express article by Derek Lambie based on information
supplied by James Towill and Dougie Martindale

 


 

 

 

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BELOW: The remaining wreckage of Vickers Viking G-AIVE as it appears today, showing (superimposed) the image of another BEA Vickers Viking ('Valiant') of the late 1940's era.

 

remaining wreckage of Viking with intact type superimposed. Scottish Sunday Express photo

 

Main photo: © 2007 James Towill

 

Superimposed aircraft photo: © 2007 British Airways

 

 


 

 

BELOW: Ardrossan Academy pupils photographed at the tail of the wrecked Viking not long after the accident occurred in April 1948.

 

pupils from adrossan academy visit the wreck site in april 1948

 

Photo: © 1948 Alan McFarland

 

 


 

 

BELOW: Article on Vickers Viking G-AIVE accident research project as featured in the Scottish Sunday Express on 10 June 2007. (Inset feature from Scottish Daily Express report produced at time of accident.)

 

(Original article researcher / author for present article: James Towill)

 

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BELOW:  Inset from original Scottish Daily Express report of April 1948 (shown within feature above)

 

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BELOW: James Towill, who (together with Dougie Martindale) is preparing a book on this Vickers Viking. If you can provide any information regarding this Viking aircraft accident, please contact James and Dougie at the Viking Crash Research Group

 

 

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