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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138714
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Time:11:05 local
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F172L Skyhawk (Reims)
Owner/operator:John Frederick Davis (regd owner)
Registration: G-AZLM
C/n / msn: F172-0842
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Badminton aerodrome, Badminton, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Badminton aerodrome (XBAD/EG03)
Destination airport:Badminton aerodrome (XBAD/EG03)
Crashed on take off from Badminton Airfield, Badminton, 5 miles east of Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire 23/3/1991, whilst on a sortie dropping three parachutists. Aircraft failed to gain height, and with electricity pylons and overhead HT wires in the aircraft's intended track, the pilot opted to made a precautionary landing in a grass field. The nose wheel "dug in" to the soft grassland soil, aircraft failed to stop, and was wrecked when it collided with a dry stone wall. The four persons on board (pilot and three parachutists) sustained minor injuries

Registration G-AZLM cancelled as destroyed 15/4/1991. Wreckage photographed at the Norfolk & Suffolk Aircraft Museum 23/7/2008


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Revision history:

26-Sep-2011 02:22 Uli Elch Added
01-Sep-2012 20:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Sep-2012 21:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-May-2013 01:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
26-Feb-2016 23:29 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2016 14:05 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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