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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141791
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland SA 341G Gazelle
Owner/operator:Cropspray Ltd
Registration: G-WDEV
C/n / msn: WA/1098
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stephenson Road, Churchfields Industrial Estate, Salisbury, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Bath, Somerset
Destination airport:Salisbury, Wiltshire
Investigating agency: AAIB
Crashed on woodland next to Stephenson Road on the Churchfields Industrial Estate, Salisbury, Wiltshire after engine lost power. The pilot and two passengers sustained minor injuries. According to the following extract from the final AAIB report into the accident:

"The pilot reported a power loss and uncontrolled descent into trees while manoeuvring at slow speed and low height over a remote landing site".

Damage sustained to the airframe reported by the AAIB as "Extensive". As a result the registration G-WDEV was cancelled by the CAA on 17-08-2012

(G-WDEV was ex-G-BBHW from 12-07-1974 to 14-03-1991; re-registered as G-IZEL from 14-03-1991. Became G-WDEV on 10-7-1998)


1. AAIB:
2. CAA:
8. G-WDEV as G-BBHW in 1984:

Revision history:

10-Jan-2012 06:12 gerard57 Added
10-Jan-2012 06:57 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Jan-2012 02:52 aegir Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
09-Sep-2012 11:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Jan-2013 10:05 TB Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Mar-2013 16:47 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-May-2013 12:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Jun-2013 16:56 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Sep-2015 03:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Dec-2016 20:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Dec-2016 20:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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