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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18968
Last updated: 25 November 2019
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Date:24-APR-1976
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-AWCZ
C/n / msn: 32-225
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chirk Airfield, near Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Chirk Airfield, Wrexham, Clwyd
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failure on take off from Chirk; tried to abort take off, but ran out of (and off the end of the) runway. Damaged airframe retained for ground instructional use, in fake markings as 'G-AWOZ' at Cranfield (EGTC) - photographed as such 2.9.1977 and again on 6.9.1981 (see photos below)

Registration G-AWCZ belatedly cancelled by the CAA as "destroyed" 29.2.84

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AWCZ.pdf
2. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1976/1976l
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1976/1976
4. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1977/1977


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
22-Jul-2009 07:34 Anon. Updated
15-Jul-2012 16:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
08-Mar-2015 19:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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