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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18671
Last updated: 23 January 2021
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Date:13-OCT-1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna FR.172F Rocket (Reims)
Owner/operator:Sir Philip Grant-Suttie
Registration: G-AXBU
C/n / msn: FR172-0073
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Priestland, Darvel, Ayrshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Prestwick, Ayrshire (PIK/EGPK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed near Priestland, Darvel, Ayrshire, Scotland on 13/10/1974. Registration G-AXBU cancelled belatedly by the CAA 31/12/1979 as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

The owner of G-AXBU was Sir (George) Philip Grant-Suttie, 8th Baronet Balgone in the County of Haddington (19381997). The same person was also the owner of Cessna G-AWLD, which crashed on 3rd December 1974 (which see)

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/f173show.asp?start=51&count=50]
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AXBU.pdf
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/f173show.asp?start=51&count=50]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
20-Sep-2011 10:57 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Sep-2011 07:51 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2012 17:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2015 17:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Jul-2015 22:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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