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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145559
Last updated: 31 March 2020
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Date:19-AUG-1962
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3
Owner/operator:622 VGS ATC Royal Air Force (622 VGS ATC RAF)
Registration: XN247
C/n / msn: 1186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Christchurch Airfield (EGHA) Hampshire, UK -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Christchurch Airfield (EGHA)
Destination airport:Christchurch Airfiled (EGHA)
Narrative:
C/no.1186: delivered to the Air Training Corps 14/07/1959, issued to 622 VGS, ATC. Written off in a flying accident at Christchurch, Dorset on 19/8/62

Struck off charge 21/08/1962 as CAT 5(c); but later repaired and rebuilt. Sold to RAF Gliding & Soaring Association as RAF GSA316, later to BGA 1559 with a civilian owner in the Wigan, Lancashire, area

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20120417224238/http://daveg4otu.tripod.com:80/airfields/xchres.html
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t31.htm
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XN
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=298
https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/284073-air-cadet-gliding-pix-80s-pre-glass-8.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-May-2012 14:21 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Dec-2012 10:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2014 16:00 DB Updated [Operator]

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