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Picture of the Bristol 175 Britannia 101 aircraft

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More: Bristol 175 Britannia 101
More: Off-Airport - Severn Estuary
More: UK - England, February 1954
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G-ALRX (cn 12874) Whilst operating for the UK Ministry Of Supply, a fire broke out in the No.3 engine, the fire could not be contained so No.4 was shut down as a precaution, on approach to Filton No.1 and 2 failed, an emergency landing was made on the mud flats of the Severn Estuary.
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A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue May 29, 2012:
Plop

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Thu April 20, 2006:
The Britannia was being demonstrated to KLM officials when this incident occurred which kind of made the sales teams job a little tricky, but fortunately this was a non fatal accident

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