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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67638
Last updated: 28 August 2016
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Date:23-MAY-2006
Time:day
Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-303 Elan
Owner/operator:Yorkshire Gliding Club (Proprietary) Ltd
Registration: G-CKJH
C/n / msn: 3E506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Sutton Bank Airfield, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sutton Bank Airfield, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire (X5SB)
Destination airport:Sutton Bank Airfield, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire (X5SB)
Narrative:
On the 23rd May 2006, this glider stalled and crashed onto the runway at Sutton Bank Airfield, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire, due to a failed winch launch, and suffered substantial damage. No further details are yet known.

Elan G-CKJH was built by AMS Flight at Begunje, Slovenia and was first registered in the UK to Yorkshire Gliding Club (PTY) Ltd at Sutton Bank as BGA 5122. It acquired the UK civil registration G-CKJH on 9th December 2005

According to CAA records, and the clubs own website, 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, but do not confirm that it is G-CKJH/BGA.5168

Pilot - Unknown, uninjured?

Sources:
1. http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=CKJH
2. http://www.ygc.co.uk/info/the-club/our-fleet/
3. http://www.abpic.co.uk/search.php?q=G-CKJH&u=reg
4. http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/planes/81-2000/ckjh.html
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]
23-Aug-2016 20:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Aug-2016 20:39 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
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