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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18909
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Morane-Saulnier MS.893E Rallye 180GT
Owner/operator:Air Space Advertising
Registration: G-BFMS
C/n / msn: 13103
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barton Aerodrome, Barton-upon-Irwell, Salford, Greater Mancheser -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Barton Airport, Lancashire (EGCB)
Destination airport:Barton Airport, Lancashire (EGCB)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Destroyed 11/10/1986 when crashed back onto the runway at Barton while trying to pick up a banner, killing the pilot (the sole person on board). The AAIB report notes that the aircraft flew into the ground from a low altitude, and that the probable cause was the banner towing rope wrapping itself around the right tail plane.

Damage sustained to airframe: As confirmed in the AAIB report "aircraft destroyed". However, the registration G-BFMS was only belatedly cancelled by the CAA on 30/1/1992 - six years later


2. CAA;

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

Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
09-Nov-2012 14:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Dec-2015 23:35 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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