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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237980
Last updated: 13 July 2020
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Time:13:15 .
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Reims Cessna 172N Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Light Planes (Lancahire) Ltd (G-INFO)
Registration: G-BEUX
C/n / msn: 1596
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Near Inskip, Lancashire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
During an aircraft type conversion flight and while initiating a practice full flap approach and overshoot at 4,300 ft, there was a load bang and the aircraft suffered a port flap cable failure, causing severe handling problems. An emergency landing was successfully carried out, without damage to the aircraft, at BAE Warton, the nearest airfield .

Sources: - AAIB Bulletin No: 1/86 Ref: EW/G85/10/06


Leeds Bradford International (EGNM), Yeadon, West Yorkshire, UK - 26th May 2007

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13-Jul-2020 12:22 Peter Clarke Added

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