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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216180
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Time:c. 19:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F172N Skyhawk
Registration: G-BGSV
C/n / msn: 1830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mi NW of Beverley Airfield, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Midlem Airfield, Scottish Borders
Destination airport:Beverley/Linley Hill Airport (EGNY)
Investigating agency: AAIB
The light plane crashed at c 19:30 hours local time in a dyke next to Watton Beck, Leven, East Yorkshire, one mile north-west of Beverley Airfield. Both occupants died in the crash.

The pilot and passenger were returning to Beverley Airfield, Yorkshire, after a day trip to Midlem Airfield, Scotland. Their departure from Midlem was delayed and consequently it was dark when the aircraft arrived at Beverley. The pilot did not hold a night rating. The pilot telephoned another member of the flying club and arranged for him to illuminate the touchdown area of the grass runway with the headlights of his car. The aircraft was manoeuvring in the final approach area when it was seen to descend rapidly to the ground. Both occupants were fatally injured.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of G-BGSV courtesy

10 June 2006; (c) Malcolm Clarke

Photo: AAIB

Revision history:

11-Oct-2018 06:02 gerard57 Added
11-Oct-2018 14:21 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport]
11-Oct-2018 14:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Embed code]
11-Oct-2018 17:56 Kasmeridisc Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
11-Oct-2018 18:20 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Oct-2018 18:28 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Oct-2018 19:20 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Oct-2018 20:33 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Oct-2018 20:33 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
11-Oct-2018 20:34 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
12-Oct-2018 11:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Photo]
12-Oct-2018 12:16 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
12-Oct-2018 12:49 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration]
12-Oct-2018 17:40 harro Updated [Destination airport]
17-Oct-2018 17:39 sharla82 Updated [Registration, Source]
18-Oct-2018 16:05 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
19-Oct-2018 19:41 Anon. Updated [Destination airport]
18-Jul-2019 09:44 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Jul-2019 19:47 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo, Accident report, ]
18-Jul-2019 19:49 harro Updated [Embed code]

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