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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65676
Last updated: 25 April 2017
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Date:22-JUL-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206A JetRanger
Owner/operator:Point To Point Helicopters
Registration: G-AWJL
C/n / msn: 181
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Broughton, near Kettering, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Leavesden Airport, Hertfordshire (EGTI)
Destination airport:Broughton, Northamptonshire
Narrative:
Delivered new on 16 May 1968 to Point To Point Helicopters Ltd at Leavesden Airfield, Watford, Hertfordshire. Written off when crashed at Broughton, near Kettering, Northamptonshire (at approximate Coordinates: 5222′16″N 046′30″W) on 22 July 1969.

During its short (14 month) lifespan G-AWJL managed to feature in an episode of the TV Series "The Saint" which was filmed at Elstree in early October 1968. (The exact episode in question being "The Man who Gambled with Life", series 6 episode 18, first broadcast 26 January 1969).

Civil registration G-AWJL formally cancelled by the UK Civil Aviation Authority as "aircraft destroyed" on 17 September 1969

Sources:

1. http://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/419023-rotary-nostalgia-thread-20.html#post6305815
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AWJL.pdf
3. http://www.helis.com/database/cn/34861/
4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/wiganairways/5525860981
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_The_Saint_episodes#Series_6:_1968.E2.80.931969


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2009 22:39 VHKDK Added
05-Nov-2011 04:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2012 14:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Nov-2015 20:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2015 20:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
05-Aug-2016 00:30 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2016 00:32 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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