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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31905
Last updated: 28 October 2019
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Date:28-MAY-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12A
Owner/operator:Fison-Airwork Ltd
Registration: G-APLA
C/n / msn: 137
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:High Roding, near Great Dunmow, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Bourn, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built at Palo Alto 1950 and registered as N8137H on 18.4.50. Sold to France and re-registered as F-BFPL on 2.6.50 to Helicop-Air. Crashed in France 7.2.52; rebuilt as F-BFLX. First registered in the UK 14.2.58 to Fison-Airwork Ltd, Bourn, Cambridgeshire

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28.5.58 when crashed after hitting HT overhead power lines at High Roding, near Great Dunmow, Essex whilst engaged in crop-spraying operations. Registration G-APLA cancelled 3.3.59 as aircraft "destroyed"

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APLA.pdf
2. http://www.rotorspot.nl/historic/g-1.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-May-2014 21:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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