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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237422
Last updated: 27 June 2020
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Time:14:45 .
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 152
Owner/operator:ACS Aviation Ltd (G-INFO)
Registration: G-BMXA
C/n / msn: 152-80125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, Scotland, -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Perth (Scone) Airfield (EGPT), Perthshire Scotland, UK.
Destination airport:Edinburgh Airport (EGPH), Midlothian, Scotland, UK.
While on a cross country training flight to Edinburgh Airport, thick white smoke entered the cabin through the heating vents, the instructor took control, carried out the check drills, called a MAYDAY and safely carried out an emergency landing, without personal injury or damage to the aircraft.
The source of the smoke was a significant oil leak from a crack in the engine crankcase.

Sources: - AAIB Bulletin No: 3/2020 Ref: EW/G2019/10/06


Photo of G-BMXA courtesy

Perth - Scone (EGPT / PSL)
25 June 2018; (c) Ian Howat

Perth (Scone) Airfield (EGPT), Perthshire Scotland, UK. - 21st August 2014

Revision history:

27-Jun-2020 00:55 Peter Clarke Added

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