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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18642
Last updated: 23 May 2019
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Date:15-MAY-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F172G Skyhawk (Reims)
Owner/operator:Westair Flying Services Ltd
Registration: G-ATMO
C/n / msn: F172-0269
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Plymouth/Roborough Airport, Plymouth, Devon (EGHD) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Leeds/Bradford
Destination airport:Plymouth/Roborough (EGHD)
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on Landing at Roborough, Plymouth, Devon (EGHD) on 15/5/66. Registration cancelled 15/7/66 as "P.W.F.U." ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use"); the CAA having been notified on 27/6/66

One published source (see links #2 and #4) states that the wreckage was bought by Northair Ltd (a Cessna dealer) at Yeadon (Leeds-Bradford Airport) for spares and parts recovery, and was delivered to them on 16/6/1966. It was still in use as such in January 1968 with Yorkshire Light Aircraft Ltd (present at Leeds-Bradford but damaged and incomplete)**

(**See link #4, which states "Also on the airfield are the remains of the following which are being used for spares: Cessna 172s G-ARFJ, G-ATMO, and G-AVDC")

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ATMO.pdf
2. Yorkshire Air News August 1967: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32778518/1967%2008.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/f172show.asp?start=251&count=50]
4. Yorkshire Air News February 1968: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32778518/1968%2002.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
20-Nov-2010 03:58 VHKDK Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
20-Sep-2011 07:53 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Aug-2012 18:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2015 21:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Aug-2015 10:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
06-Aug-2015 10:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
02-Mar-2016 19:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
01-Jan-2017 18:20 Fallda Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport]

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