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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236624
Last updated: 1 June 2020
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Time:15:10 .
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172B Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Private (G-INFO)
Registration: G-ARID
C/n / msn: 48209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:1 miles SSE of Tilstock Airfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Tilstock Airfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire, UK
Destination airport:Tilstock Airfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire, UK
Following a 3,000 ft. parachute-drop, the pilot descended to carry out a low level fly past at the local motor-cycle grass racing circuit but when over the western boundary the port wing of the aircraft struck and severed an 11,000 volt electricity power cable. The aircraft safely recovered back to the Parachute clubs Tilstock Airfield. Damage was caused to the port wing and to the electricity power cables

Sources: - AAIB Bulletin No: 4/83 Ref: EW/G82/10/01


Sleap Airfield (EGCV), Harmer Hill Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK. - 24th September 2015

Revision history:

01-Jun-2020 17:57 Peter Clarke Added

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