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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18602
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:03-JUN-1985
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F150L (Reims)
Owner/operator:Lincoln Aero Club Ltd
Registration: G-AYUC
C/n / msn: F150-0706
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Otley, 4 miles north east of Market Rasen, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sturgate Airfield, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AIB
Narrative:
Aircraft was rented by two friends, who took off from Sturgate Airfield, Lincolnshire in conditions of poor light and visibility, and "failed to return", even though the weather was getting steadily worse.

Aircraft discovered at 08:30 the next morning to have crashed into woods at Otley, 4 miles north east of Market Rasen, killing both persons on board (pilot and one passenger). According to the AAIB report, the aircraft caught fire on impact with the trees and was largely consumed by the fire.

Registration G-AYUC cancelled by the CAA as aircraft "destroyed" 17/6/1985

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/
2. http://rollasoncondor.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=general&action=print&thread=48
3. http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Cessna%20150%20G-AYUC%2008-85.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
27-Sep-2011 07:34 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Sep-2012 15:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2012 15:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-May-2013 23:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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