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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180626
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Time:13:26 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Overlantic Ltd
Registration: G-BFMV
C/n / msn: 28-2885
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cranfield Airport (EGTC), Cranfield, Bedffordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Cranfield, Bedfordshire (EGTC)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AIB
Written off (destroyed) 4/9/1981 when struck by Maule M-5-235 G-LOVE at Cranfield, Bedfordshire. The Maule G-LOVE caught fire on impact with PA-28-180 G-BFMV, and the resulting fire consumed both aircraft. No one was on board the PA-28 at the time of the impact, but one person (a spectator), who was standing on the wing of the PA-28 was injured and taken to hospital.

The registration G-BFMV was belatedly cancelled by the CAA as "destroyed" on 5/12/1983


1. AAIB:
2. CAA:

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

Revision history:

23-Oct-2015 19:18 Dr.John Smith Added

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