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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145910
Last updated: 6 December 2016
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Time:13:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Stephen William Turley
Registration: G-AOHY
C/n / msn: 3850
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Wickenby Airfield, Langworth, 8nm NE of Lincoln, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Wickenby Airfield (EGNW)
Destination airport:Wickenby Airfield (EGNW)
A VINTAGE Tiger Moth was damaged when it landed short of the runway at Wickenby Airfield on Thursday 24 May 2012 and overturned. Two pilots were on board but neither of them was injured. The plane was left with damage to its wings but is being repaired. According to the official AAIB summary of the accident:

"The aircraft was approaching a grass landing area of restricted length with an inoperative airspeed indicator. It became low on final approach and struck standing crops immediately before the landing area, pitching forward and coming to rest inverted. Although experienced, the pilot had limited recent training or experience on type".

1. AAIB:
4. CAA:

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Revision history:

29-May-2012 12:41 gerard57 Added
01-Jun-2012 16:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Narrative]
08-Sep-2012 16:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Sep-2012 19:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Sep-2015 03:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
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