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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67638
Last updated: 24 July 2016
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Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-303 Elan
Owner/operator:Yorkshire Gliding Club
Registration: G-CKJH
C/n / msn: 3E506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sutton Bank Airfield, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Sutton Bank Airfield (X5SB)
Destination airport:Sutton Bank Airfield (X5SB)
On the 23rd of May 2006 this glider stalled and crashed onto the runway at Sutton Bank due to a failed winch launch and suffered substantial damage. No further details are yet known.

Elan G-CKJH built by AMS Flight at Begunje, Slovenia and was first registered in the UK to Yorkshire Gliding Club (PTY) Ltd at Sutton Bank as BGA5122. It acquired the UK civil registration G-CKJH on 9th December 2005

According to CAA records, it is still currently registered to YGC (PTY) Ltd, so must have either been repaired or was considered for repair. YGC (PTY) Ltd have one DG-303 in their fleet according to their web site.

Pilot - Unknown, uninjured?


Revision history:

15-Sep-2012 12:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Aug-2013 11:12 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
06-Dec-2014 01:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
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