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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141620
Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Date:05-JAN-2012
Time:08:00 LT
Type:Slingsby T61F Venture T2
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-BUFN
C/n / msn: 1967
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Compton Abbas, Ashmore, near Shaftesbury, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Compton Abbas, Dorset (EGHA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Sadly Slingsby T61F Venture T2 G-BUFN (ex ZA631) was written off on Friday 5 January 2012 at about 08:00 whilst parked at Compton Abbas Airfield (EGHA) near Shaftesbury, Dorset. The aircraft was blown over and wrecked in gales, gusting at 60+mph. It ended up upside down in the car park at the eastern end of the airfield, port wing broken in half, fuselage twisted and tail plane smashed though a gate.

Aircraft deemed to be damaged beyond economic repair, and the Registration G-BUFN was cancelled by the CAA on 12/1/2012 (just one week later...) as "destroyed"

Sources:

1. Yahoo groups
2. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?114137-Slingsby-T61F-Venture-T-MK2-W-O-Today
3. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/
4. https://www.comptonabbasairfield.co.uk/?agent=abbasair_
5. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t61.htm
6. http://www.demobbed.org.uk/aircraft.php?type=1151
7. https://www.flickr.com/photos/77175657@N00/6989904230


Images:

Photo of G-BUFN courtesy AirHistory.net


Abingdon (EGUD / ABB)
15 May 2004; (c) R.A.Scholefield

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2012 02:00 sharla82 Added
06-Jan-2012 05:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2012 07:13 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2012 12:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
11-Sep-2015 03:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Dec-2016 21:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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