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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245215
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47D-1
Owner/operator:Farmair Ltd
Registration: G-ATSF
MSN: 031
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elsham Golf Course, Barton Road, Brigg, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Bell 47D-1 G-ATSF had a very short life. It was first registered (C of R R.8948/1) as G-ATSF on 11 March 1966 to Farmair Ltd., Thruxton Aerodrome, Andover, Hampshire.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 31 May 1966 (just two-and-a-half months later) when crashed at Elsham Golf Course, Barton Road, Brigg, Lincolnshire.

Registration G-ATSF cancelled (and airframe de-registered) by the CAA on 31 May 1966 as "destroyed". However, the CAA were notified retrospectively, as the documentation also notes "notified 22/8/66"


1. CAA:
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 101/483:
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 101/484:

Revision history:

27-Nov-2020 23:05 Dr. John Smith Added

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