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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138747
Last updated: 3 July 2020
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Date:11-AUG-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F172M Skyhawk
Owner/operator:The Laarbruch Flying Club
Registration: G-LOOK
C/n / msn: F172-1234
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Laarbruch (EDUL) -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Laarbruch (EDUL)
Destination airport:Laarbruch (EDUL)
Narrative:
Extensively damaged in landing accident at RAF Laarbruch, Germany on 11.8.1985; reportedly bounced on landing, ran off the runway and overturned. Per eyewitness report: "Sadly she [G-LOOK] didn't last too long as somebody flipped her on her back after getting into PIO's (Pilot Induced Oscillations). Two Slingsbys arrived soon after with a replacement 172, G-BBKC..."

Registration G-LOOK Cancelled 8.1.1986 as "Permanently withdrawn from use".

Sources:

- Air Britain: British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919 to 1999 (published 1999)
http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/
http://www.laarfly.co.uk/Photos-Aircraft-%20Cessna%20172%20G-LOOK.htm
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1240329/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2011 06:21 Uli Elch Added
22-Dec-2012 18:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2012 18:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
22-Apr-2019 16:48 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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