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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18550
Last updated: 16 December 2020
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Date:19-APR-2000
Time:17:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F150J (Reims)
Owner/operator:Aviators Flight Centre
Registration: G-INGR
C/n / msn: F150-0492
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Epping, Essex, 2 miles N of North Weald -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:North Weald Airfield, Essex (EGSX)
Destination airport:North Weald Airfield, Essex (EGSX)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Destroyed in a mid-air collision with Yak-52 RA-02030 over Epping, Essex, 2 miles North West of North Weald (EGSX) on 19/4/2000. The right hand wing of the Cessna detached and the aircraft descended rapidly in a spiral to the right, impacting the ground in an open field. Three were killed - one in the Yak-52, and two in the Cessna.

A later press report (see link #8) named the three casualties as "Richard "Fred" Bassett, 34, from Magdalen Laver, near Ongar," (in the Yak) "Andrew Duffill, 39, of Rayleigh, and Laurence Hughes, 10, from Ilford, all in Essex" (in the Cessna).

Registration G-INGR cancelled by the CAA on 11/1/2001 as aircraft "destroyed" and "Addressee Status: Deceased"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422f404ed915d13710004cb/dft_avsafety_pdf_500463.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=INGR
3. NTSB Identification: MIA00WA188A at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20001212X20890&ntsbno=MIA00WA188A&akey=1_
4. https://www.pprune.org/private-flying/42317-gloomy-news-north-weald.html
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/f150show.asp?start=450&count=50]
6. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/719736.stm
7. https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2000/apr/20/linusgregoriadis
8. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/police-name-light-aircraft-crash-casualties-281760.html

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
19-Sep-2010 08:05 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
19-Sep-2010 08:08 TB Updated [Departure airport, Source]
24-Aug-2011 07:38 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
24-Sep-2011 11:15 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
22-Dec-2012 16:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2012 16:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
23-Nov-2014 16:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
08-Jul-2016 10:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2016 11:18 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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