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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19512
Last updated: 9 September 2019
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Date:08-APR-1993
Time:15:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic EUPA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Wassmer WA-52 Europa
Owner/operator:Trustees of the Sierra November Group
Registration: G-BDSN
C/n / msn: 54
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Breakneck Hill, Dawlish, near Teignmouth, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Jersey Airport, Jersey, Channel Islands (JER/EGJJ)
Destination airport:Exeter International Airport (EXT/EGTE)
Narrative:
Struck high ground at Breakneck Hill, Dawlish, near Teignmouth, Devon, on 8-4-1993 while attempting to remain flying under VFR conditions at 700 feet below clouds, whilst over rising ground, at Latitude: 5033'51.84" North, Longitude: -330'14.4" West.

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "aircraft destroyed". As a result, the registration G-BDSN was cancelled by the CAA on 27-8-1993 as "aircraft destroyed" and (registered owners) "deceased"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422f6d2e5274a1317000655/Wassmer_52_Europa__G-BDSN_07-93.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=BDSN
3. https://forums.flyer.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22765
4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/55101137@N02/7113340149


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
13-Aug-2008 11:07 RobertMB Updated
11-Oct-2012 16:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-May-2016 18:39 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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