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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183833
Last updated: 23 September 2019
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Date:20-JAN-2016
Time:14:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Owner/operator:Cambrian Flying Club
Registration: G-BLWP
C/n / msn: 38-78A0367
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Swansea Airport, Fairwood Common, Swansea -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Swansea Airport, Fairwood Common (SWS/EGFH)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
On 20-01-2016 at 14:19 hours, Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk G-BLWP was a stationary aircraft, which was was T-boned by an errant Cirrus SR20 (G-GCDC,c/n 2008) at Swansea Airport (EGFH), Fairwood Common, Swansea. The unoccupied airplane sustained minor damage and there were no reported injuries related to this accident.

The official AAIB report into the accident was published on 08-09-2016 - see link #1 for the full report. Of relevance to Piper PA-38-112 G-BLWP was the note that the Tomahawk sustained damage to the right wing. Presumably, the damage was deemed "minor" and repairable", as the aircraft was filmed flying over Swansea Bay on 04-06-2016 (see link #5)

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/57ac622c40f0b608ab000084/Cirrus_SR20_G-GCDC_and_Piper_PA-38-112_G-BLWP_09-16.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=BLWP
3. http://www.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk/Plane-loses-control-crashes-Swansea-Airport/story-28578443-detail/story.html#1
4. http://www.cambrianflyingschool.co.uk/meet-fleet/
5. https://youtu.be/G15DdctqTa4
6. Piper PA-38-112 G-BLWP taking off from Swansea Airport on 23-06-2016: http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001202674.html

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2016 17:12 Geno Added
08-Sep-2016 13:52 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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