ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71753
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Narrative:Written off (damaged beyond repair) 2/8/1993 when force-landed into a field near Willington Hall, Kelsall, Cheshire. The two persons on board survived uninjured, and were able to vacate the aircraft unaided. According to the following extract from the official AAIB report into the accident:
Piper PA-23-250E Aztec
|Owner/operator:||North West Air Charters Ltd.|
|C/n / msn:|| 27-7405460|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Near Willington Hall, Kelsall, Cheshire -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||East Midlands Airport (EMA/EGMX)|
|Destination airport:||Liverpool Speke Airport (LPL/EGGP)|
"The aircraft was force-landed in a field without injury to the occupants after a double engine failure. This was believed to have been caused by inaccurate fuel calculations prior to departure. The aircraft sustained substantial damage to it's wings, fuselage and landing gear and was considered to be a write off".
Registration G-BDHL cancelled by the CAA on 6/1/1994 as "destroyed"
1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422f90f40f0b61346000781/Piper_PA-23-250_Aztec__G-BDHL_09-93.pdf
2. CAA: http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=BDHL
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