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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187181
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1993
Time:11:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic FOX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Denney Kitfox 3
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-BUIT
C/n / msn: PFA 172-1192
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rochester Airport, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Rochester Airfield, Kent (EGTO)
Destination airport:Rochester Airport, Kent (EGTO)
Narrative:
Written of (damaged beyond repair) 18-1-1993 when wrecked in a forced landing within the boundary at Rochester Airport, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent. The two persons on board (pilot and one passenger) survived the crash, albeit with serious injuries. Apart from a brief "hop" of about 20 feet agl, the accident flight was also the first ever flight of G-BUIT.

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "Damaged beyond economic repair". as a result, the registration G-BUIT was cancelled by the CAA on 5-5-1993 as aircraft "destroyed"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422f1d040f0b613460003e5/Denney_Kitfox_MK3__G-BUIT_04-93.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=BUIT


Revision history:

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11-May-2016 14:37 Dr.John Smith Added

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