ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67638
Last updated: 24 March 2017
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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.
|Type:||Glaser-Dirks DG-303 Elan|
|Owner/operator:||Yorkshire Gliding Club (Proprietary) Ltd|
|C/n / msn:|| 3E506|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Sutton Bank Airfield, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire -
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||Sutton Bank Airfield, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire (X5SB)|
|Destination airport:||Sutton Bank Airfield, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire (X5SB)|
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?
||Dr. John Smith
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