ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192230
Last updated: 12 April 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:11-JUN-1979
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F150M (Reims)
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-BFIY
C/n / msn: F150-1381
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Unknown -   Austria
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 11/6/79 in Austria.

Registration G-BFIY cancelled 8/12/83 as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use"). However, repaired/rebuilt, and registration restored 30/7/84 to Yorkshire Light Aircraft Ltd., Yeadon (Leeds/Bradford) Airport, West Yorkshire. G-BFIY was acquired by Yorkshire Light Aircraft in 1984, from Austria having been stored in scotland for some time prior to that following an accident in 1979 when it was officially written off. Following some TLC from YLA it finally joined the Aero Club fleet, where it was operated until 2000.

Still flying in 2019 with its sixth owner from new

Sources:

1. LFZ Register Austria
2. G-BFIY registration card 11/1/78 to 30/7/84: https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-BFIY.pdf
3. https://www.jetphotos.com/registration/G-BFIY
4. https://forums4airports.com/threads/504/page-46#post-147094


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Dec-2016 11:12 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
26-Jan-2020 12:04 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
12-Apr-2020 23:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description