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Old 7th Jan 2008, 12:58
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pulse1
 
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Vulcan XH576 crashed at Scampton on 25th May 65 doing an asymetric roller landing using Nos 3 & 4 engines. All crew survived.

Source: Vulcan Test Pilot by Tony Blackman

"The co-pilot was to carry out an asymetric approach.... it flew along the left side of the runway ..... catptain took over and opened up all four engines"

"The left wingtip hit the ground, the nosewheel and port u/carraige collapsed and the aircraft slid into a carpark and struck the control tower."

The cause was attributed to lack of rudder authority after the idling engines opened up slower than the live ones. This was the second Vulcan accident from a similar cause.

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