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Date:11-MAY-1990
Time:11:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pierre Robin DR.400/180
Owner/operator:Shepair Ltd
Registration: G-BPOC
C/n / msn: 761
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rochester Airport, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rochester Airfield, Kent (EGTO)
Destination airport:Old Warden, Bedfordshire (EGTH)
Narrative:
Ex-F-BTZJ (French registry) from 30-05-1973. French registration cancelled 02-02-1989: re-registered in the UK as G-BPOC on 22-02-1989. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 11-05-1990 when forced landed just beyond the extended runway centre line at Rochester Airport, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent, due to engine failure

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "aircraft damaged beyond economic repair". As a result, the registration G-BPOC was cancelled by the CAA on 23-07-1990 as "Permanently withdrawn from use"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422fa62e5274a1314000767/Pierre_Robin_DR400-180__G-BPOC_09-90.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=BPOC
3. http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWR400B.htm
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20120928112413/http://www.immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr:80/immat/servlet/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Feb-2016 00:54 Dr.John Smith Added

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