Date & Time: Oct 1, 1984 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Armstrong Whitworth AW.650 Argosy
Landing (descent or approach)
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Upon landing at RAF West Freugh, the right main gear collapsed. The airplane slid on its belly and eventually came to rest on a grassy area to the right of the runway. All 11 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It was completing a flight on behalf of the Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment.
Failure of the right main gear upon landing.