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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25287
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:22-JAN-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P68 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Partenavia P.68B
Owner/operator:Business Air Travel Ltd
Registration: G-BEUT
C/n / msn: 97
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 miles SW of Lydd Airport, Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Lydd Airport, Kent (LYX/EGMD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 6 miles south west of Lydd Airport, Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent on 22/01/1979, killing all three on board (pilot and two passengers). A contemporary report in "Flight International" (see link #3) gives the cause of the crash as a "non-precision approach in a snowstorm"

Registration G-BEUT belatedly cancelled by the CAA as aircraft "destroyed" on 22/8/1979

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-BEUT.pdf
2. http://www.baaa-acro.com/Types%20d'avions/Partenavia%20P-68.htm
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1980/1980


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2012 15:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jul-2013 00:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
15-Jul-2015 09:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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