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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67866
Last updated: 24 November 2017
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Date:14-JUN-1976
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 500C (369HS)
Owner/operator:Gerry Hill (Volkswagen) Ltd
Registration: G-BBXF
C/n / msn: 103-0528S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Llwydcoed, near Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Private Helipad, Aberdare
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 14/6/1976; struck hillside in poor weather condtions at Llwydcoed, north of the Cwm Cynon near the town of Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales. Both persons on board killed, one of whom was Gerry Hill, the pilot and registered owner.

Registration G-BBXF belatedly cancelled by the CAA on 5/12/1983 as aircraft "destroyed"

Sources:

1. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1977/1977%20-%201176.html
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-BBXF.pdf
3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llwydcoed
4. http://www.pprune.org/6257662-post350.html
5. http://www.mdhelicopters.com/support/pdf/documents/destroyed_aircraft_list_2012.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Aug-2009 09:03 zerocinquanta Added
12-Aug-2009 09:04 harro Updated
23-Jun-2013 04:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2015 22:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]

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