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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19517
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:08-APR-1967
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic Z26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Zlín 226T Trenér 6
Owner/operator:James M.K. Black & Charles Taylor
Registration: G-ATMZ
MSN: 136
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Redhill Aerodrome, Redhill, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Redhill Aerodrome, Redhill, Surrey (EGKR)
Destination airport:Redhill Aerodrome, Redhill, Surrey (EGKR)
Narrative:
On 8 April 1967, whilst engaged in aerobatics over Redhill Aerodrome, James Black put Zlin Trener G-ATMZ into a spin, from which he failed to recover, hitting the ground in a near vertical attitude. The pilot was severely injured but survived the accident and subsequently returned to flying. The Zlin was written off, its registration being deleted on 10 December 1967.

Sources:

1. CAA: https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ATMZ.pdf
2. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1967/1967
3. https://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/G-ATMZ.html
4. https://www.key.aero/comment/1084808#comment-1084808
5. G-ATMZ at Biggin Hill (EGKB) in May 1966: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1101267/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
24-Dec-2010 15:40 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Jul-2012 14:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2012 03:59 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2012 04:02 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Nov-2020 17:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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