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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29170
Last updated: 11 December 2019
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Date:18-SEP-1978
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3
Owner/operator:662 GS ATC Royal Air Force (662 GS ATC RAF)
Registration: XA287
C/n / msn: 829
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dyce, Aberdeen, Grampian, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Dyce, Aberdeen (EGPD/ABZ)
Destination airport:Dyce, Aberdeen (EGPD/ABZ)
Narrative:
C/no.829 T.31B Cadet TX3 XA287 RAF. Built to contract No 6/Acft./6023/c.b.8a. Delivered to the Air Training Corps 16/8/52. To 662 Gliding School, Arbroath.

Written off 18/9/78 in a flying accident at Dyce, Aberdeen. Remains to Centrol Gliding School Store, RAF Syerston, in 5/86. The wreck was then sold to the RAFGSA and allocated to the Wrekin Flying Club at Cosford and is hanging from the crew room roof!

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1978.htm
2. http://t31club.com/t31_list.htm
3. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t31.htm
4. https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/284073-air-cadet-gliding-pix-80s-pre-glass-8.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
09-May-2012 15:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Jul-2015 11:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2016 08:58 Koumes Updated [Operator]

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