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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179911
Last updated: 5 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna FRA150L Aerobat (Reims)
Owner/operator:OPAX Ltd
Registration: G-BAEV
C/n / msn: FRA150-0173
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Linley Hill Airfield, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Linley Hill Airfield, Beverley, East Yorkshire (EGNY)
Destination airport:Linley Hill Airfield, Beverley, East Yorkshire (EGNY)
Investigating agency: AAIB
The plane crashed upon landing. The female pilot was injured. According to a press release from Humberside Police:

"A female pilot has been taken to hospital for treatment for minor injuries following a light aircraft crash at Linley Hill Airport, Beverley, today. (Saturday, September 26). Police were called to the scene at around 11am, after the Cessna 150 Aerobat two seater was involved in the single aircraft collision as it came in to land. The incident is now in the hands of the Civil Aviation Authority's air investigation team"

UPDATE: According to the following summary from the official AAIB report into the accident...

"The student pilot had completed 3 hours solo in the circuit and 55 minutes of solo cross-country. This flight was a triangular solo cross-country exercise from Beverley to overhead Carnaby, to overhead Elvington, and then back to Beverley.

The student pilot was approximately half way between Elvington and Beverley on the last leg when she started to feel dizzy and found concentration difficult. She continued towards Beverley and joined downwind, recalling that her height had dropped to around 600 feet. She turned onto final at approximately 300 feet, and recalled that she was struggling to concentrate and manage the aircraft’s height. The aircraft struck some tall grass close to the runway threshold and landed heavily on the nose wheel, causing extensive damage to the nose gear, forward fuselage and left wing. The student suffered minor injuries and was assisted by an instructor who was first on the scene."

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "Significant structural damage to the nose leg, propeller, fuselage and wings"


1. AAIB:
2. CAA:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of G-BAEV courtesy

Dublin - Weston (EIWT)
29 September 2013; (c) Fergal Goodman

Revision history:

26-Sep-2015 16:58 gerard57 Added
26-Sep-2015 17:27 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Damage]
30-Sep-2015 18:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
09-Oct-2015 10:27 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
14-Dec-2015 18:41 stevedev Updated [Departure airport, Damage]
14-Jul-2016 17:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 17:26 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]

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