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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18584
Last updated: 4 November 2020
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Date:16-MAY-1983
Time:12:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F150H (Reims)
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-AVVE
C/n / msn: F150-0230
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:East Fortune aerodrome, East Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian
Investigating agency: AIB
Narrative:
Crashed 16.5.83, at East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian, and written off; after touch down a strong gust of wind caused G-AVVE to run off the runway to one side, and the Cessna collided with a fence at some speed

G-AVVE sustained damage to the propellor, nose wheel, starboard wing tip and tailplane. The was enough to deem the aircraft as "damaged beyond economic repair". As a result, the registration G-AVVE was cancelled by the CAA on 5.12.83 as "Withdrawn From Use"

Sources:

1. http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Cessna%20F150H%20G-AVVE%2006-83.pdf
2. https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/93367-armstrong-whitworth-flying-group.html
3. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AVVE-2.pdf
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/f150show.asp?start=200&count=50]

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
27-Sep-2011 08:23 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Jul-2012 16:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Jun-2014 20:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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