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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22664
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:20-JUN-1989
Time:10:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C23 Musketeer
Owner/operator:Martlets Flying Group
Registration: G-AYPB
C/n / msn: M-1319
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langney Point, Eastbourne, East Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:Shoreham Airport, West Sussex (EGKA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 20-06-1989 when wrecked in a forced landing due to engine failure at Langney Point, Eastbourne, East Sussex. Of the three persons on board (pilot and two passengers) one of the passengers was seriously injured - the other two were slightly injured

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "Aircraft destroyed". As a result, the registration G-AYPB was cancelled by the CAA two months later, on 22-8-1989, as "destroyed"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422ed22ed915d1371000153/Beech_C23_Musketeer__G-AYPB_10-89.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=AYPB
3. https://www.flickr.com/photos/egbj/8259498808
4. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1975/1975%20-%201406.PDF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Sep-2008 01:00 JINX Added
30-May-2010 12:44 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
23-Jun-2013 18:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
30-May-2014 17:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Jul-2015 01:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Jul-2015 01:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
26-Jul-2015 01:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
16-Jan-2016 19:40 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Feb-2016 12:52 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Feb-2016 13:43 Dr.John Smith Updated [Nature]

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