ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30028
Last updated: 25 October 2014
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Date:08-DEC-1982
Time:17:30 CST
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23-250 Aztec D
Owner/operator:Eric Thurston Group Management
Registration: G-AWXW
C/n / msn: 27-4096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Leeds/Bradford Airport, Yeadon, West Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Stapleford, Essex (EGSG)
Destination airport:Leeds-Bradford Airport (LBA/EGNM)
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 8.12.82 when the nosewheel undercarriage leg collapsed on landing at Leeds-Bradford Airport, Yeadon, West Yorkshire. All 6 persons (2 crew and 4 passengers) on board unhurt. Aircraft substantially damaged: damage to nose undercarriage doors, underside of nose section, both propellors bent, both engines shock loaded

Presumed not repaired, as registration G-AWXW cancelled by the CAA as "Permanently Withdrawn From Use" 1.12.83 (one week short of a year later)

Sources:
1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AWXW-2.pdf
2. http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Piper%20PA23%20Aztec%20D%20G-AWXW%2002-83.pdf
3. https://www.flickr.com/photos/55101137@N02/8249836080/

Piper PA-23-250 Aztec G-AWXW at Luton Airport in 1973

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
05-Jun-2014 20:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
05-Jun-2014 20:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
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