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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184816
Last updated: 19 August 2020
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Date:24-DEC-1990
Time:16:00
Type:Air Command 532 Elite
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-YROB
C/n / msn: PFA G/04-111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beaumont-cum-Moze, Tendring District, Near Clacton, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Beaumont-cum-Moze, Near Clacton, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 24-12-1990 when crashed at Beaumont-cum-Moze, Tendring District, 2 miles from Thorpe-le-Soken, Near Clacton, Essex. The pilot (the sole person on board) survived, albeit seriously injured

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "aircraft destroyed". As a result, the registration G-YROB was cancelled by the CAA, although not until almost seven years later, until 23-03-1997.

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422f500e5274a1314000517/Air_Command_532_Elite_Gyrocopter__G-YROB_04-91.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=YROB
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaumont-cum-Moze
4. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/G-YROB.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2016 15:11 Dr.John Smith Added
25-Feb-2016 15:18 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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