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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178523
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:28-MAY-1972
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.31B Tandem Tutor
Owner/operator:Leeds Gliding Club
Registration: BGA1012
C/n / msn: 1319
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Pocklingon, East Riding of Yorkshire
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28/5/1972: according to a contemporary report in "Yorkshire Air News" (June 1972): "The Leeds Gliding Club Slingsby T.31, BGA 1012 crashed and was written-off at Pocklington on May 28th. The glider was being flown by a student pilot on his second solo, who apparently landed it too fast; upon touching down it spread itself over the runway".

Sources:

1. Yorkshire Air News (June 1972): https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32778518/1972%2006.pdf
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t31.htm
3. http://t31club.com/t31_list.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Aug-2015 15:39 Dr. John Smith Added

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