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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244281
Last updated: 21 October 2020
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Date:12-JUL-2020
Time:day
Type:Thruster TST Mk 1
Owner/operator:Trustees of the G-MVDF Syndicate
Registration: G-MVDF
C/n / msn: 8078-TST-088
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Braintree, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Thruster TST Mk.1 G-MVDF: Substantially damaged 12 July 2020 when force landed due to engine failure into a field near Braintree, Essex. According to the AAIB Correspondence-only report: "The aircraft experienced an engine failure and all the fields available to the pilot had a mature crop in them. After touchdown, the landing gear caught in the crop and the aircraft turned upside down and came to rest".

Sources:

1. AAIB Correspondence Only Report: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-record-only-investigations-july-august-2020/aaib-record-only-investigations-reviewed-july-august-2020
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/registration/G-MVDF


Images:

Photo of G-MVDF courtesy AirHistory.net


Bury Saint Edmunds - Rougham
21 August 2005; (c) John Allan

Revision history:

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21-Oct-2020 20:15 Dr. John Smith Added

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