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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185294
Last updated: 5 May 2020
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Date:14-MAY-1991
Time:16:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow
Owner/operator:Trustees of the Bluebird Flying Group
Registration: G-LEEM
C/n / msn: 28R-7435289
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Newtownards Airport, County Down, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Newtownards Airport (EGAD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 14-05-1991 when crashed near Newtownards Airport, County Down, Northern Ireland, shortly after take off from Newtownards. Of the four persons on board (pilot and three passengers) only one passenger sustained minor injuries - the other three were unhurt.

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "aircraft destroyed". As a result, the registration G-LEEM was cancelled by the CAA on 20-11-1991 as "Permanently withdrawn from use"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422faece5274a13140007ad/Piper_PA-28R-200__G-LEEM_07-91.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=LEEM
3. http://aviadejavu.ru/Images6/AI/AI86-1/21-5.jpg


Revision history:

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10-Mar-2016 18:35 Dr.John Smith Added

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