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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187964
Last updated: 17 June 2021
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Date:30-JUN-1995
Time:18:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-ATLW
MSN: 28-2877
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Leicester Airport, Stoughton, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Leicester Airport (EGBG)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 30-6-1995 when struck by Jodel D.117 G-ATIZ whilst parked at Leicester Airport, Stoughton, Leicestershire. The Piper Cherokee G-ATLW was parked and "empty" with no-one aboard; the Jodel G-ATIZ was landing at Leicester Airport when it bounced on landing, went out of control, ran off the runway, and "clipped" the Piper.

Damage sustained to Piper G-ATLW: Per the AAIB report "Damaged fin and rudder tips; fuselage buckled forward of the fin; right wing broken at the tip, and distorted along the surface, and at the junction with the fuselage". All of which were presumably enough to render the airframe as "damaged beyond economic repair". However, the registration G-ATLW was not cancelled until over four years later, on 16-8-2000, as "destroyed"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422eccc40f0b61342000127/Jodel_D117__G-ATIZ_and_Piper_PA-28-180_Cherokee__G-ATLW_09-95.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=ATLW

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of G-ATLW courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Stansted (EGSS / STN)
July 1970; (c) M D West

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2016 22:54 Dr.John Smith Added

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