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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65682
Last updated: 24 May 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ERCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Forney F-1A Aircoupe
Owner/operator:Thurston Engineering Ltd
Registration: G-AROP
C/n / msn: 5751
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fyfield, near Ongar, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Stapleford, Essex (EGSG)
Destination airport:
Written off (destroyed) 24/4/1969 in a mid air collision with Auster J-1S G-AMVN. Both aircraft destroyed, pilots of both aircraft killed. Note that, although some sources give the crash location as "Fyfield, near Ongar, Essex", according to the official AAIB report into the accident, held at the UK National archives at Kew, Surrey, the crash location was given as "WILLINGALE AIRFIELD, WHITLEY GREEN, ONGAR, ESSEX"

Registration G-AROP cancelled by the CAA as "destroyed" 24/4/1969 (with the annotation "confirmed 31/10/1969")



Revision history:

13-Jun-2009 23:19 VHKDK Added
29-Jul-2012 17:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source]
29-Jul-2012 17:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2015 23:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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