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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192868
Last updated: 4 July 2020
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Date:27-AUG-2016
Time:10:00
Type:Evans VP-1 Volksplane
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-TGJH
C/n / msn: PFA 062-11933
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Ewesley Farm, Ewesley, Morpeth, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ewesley Farm, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Substantially damaged 27/08/2016 due to a runway excursion during the take off run from Ewesley Farm, Ewesley, Morpeth, Northumberland. No reported injuries to the pilot - the sole person on board. According to the following excerpt from the official AAIB report into the accident:

"The pilot reported that during takeoff from Runway 24 at Ewesley Farm airstrip, the right main wheel entered long grass to the side of the runway, causing the aircraft to swing to the right and towards a fence. The aircraft cleared the fence, but landed heavily on the rough ground beyond, and was substantially damaged. The weather was good and the wind was light and from the south.

Nature of Damage sustained to the airframe: Per the AAIB report "Substantial" damage"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/58496773e5274a130300006b/Evans_VP-1_Series_2_G-TGJH_01-17.pdf
2. CAA: https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=TGJH
3. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001206009.html
4. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1533911

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2017 19:00 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jan-2017 19:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
07-Feb-2018 09:25 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
07-Feb-2018 09:25 harro Updated [Embed code]

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