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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187415
Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20K
Registration: G-BYRD
C/n / msn: 25-0507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East Winch Airfield, off Gayton Road, East Winch, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Newcastle Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (NCL/EGNT)
Destination airport:East Winch Airfield, East Winch, Norfolk
Written off (destroyed) 30-8-1996 when crashed on final approach to a private grass strip at East Winch Airfield, off Gayton Road, East Winch, Norfolk. (At approximate co ordinates: 5243' 21"North, 0031' 54" East). The passenger was seriously injured, and the pilot died of the injuries he sustained some six weeks later.

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "Aircraft destroyed". As a result, the registration G-BYRD was cancelled by the CAA on 9-12-1993 as "Permanently withdrawn from use" and pilot/owners "Addressee Status: Deceased"


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Revision history:

19-May-2016 13:54 Dr.John Smith Added
19-May-2016 13:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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