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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18642
Last updated: 4 March 2021
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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 -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Leeds/Bradford Airport, Yeadon, West Yorkshire (LBA)
Destination airport:Plymouth/Roborough, Plymouth, Devon (EGHD)
First registered (C of R R8840/1) on 6/1/66 to Westair Flying Services Ltd., Blackpool, Lancashire.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on Landing at Roborough, Plymouth, Devon (EGHD) on 13/5/66. Registration cancelled 15/7/66 as "P.W.F.U." ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use"); the CAA having been notified on 27/6/66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 #3) 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 #3, 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")


2. Yorkshire Air News August 1967:
3. Yorkshire Air News February 1968:

Revision history:

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]
03-Apr-2020 20:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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