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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Tuesday 28 December 1993
Time:16:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-100
Operator:Peterborough Parachute Centre
Registration: G-OVAN
C/n / msn: SH.1892
First flight: 1971
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ampuriabrava Airport (LEAP) (   Spain)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Parachuting
Departure airport:Ampuriabrava Airport (LEAP), Spain
Destination airport:Ampuriabrava Airport (LEAP), Spain
Narrative:
The Skyvan was coming in to land at Ampuriabrava with the no. 2 prop feathered. A go around was attempted but the Skyvan crashed into trees. The left wing broke off and the no. 1 engine tore through the cockpit.

Sources:
» CAA occurrence id. 930453E
» CIAIAC Boletín informativo 06/1993


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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