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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30736
Last updated: 12 August 2019
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Date:04-FEB-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404 Titan II
Owner/operator:EuroAir
Registration: G-WING
C/n / msn: 404-0442
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Leeds-Bradford -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Calibration/Inspection
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Leeds-Bradford Airport
Narrative:
The aircraft made several attempts to land during extreme weather conditions, high wind and heavy showers. Touch down was achieved over halfway down the main runway and the aircraft failed to stop before crashing into the airport fence and crossing the main road. All other aircraft had been diverted. G-WING was due for its first 50 hour check at Northair Aviation.

Sources:

Frank Quigley. Avionics technician at Northair Aviation.
World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham


Images:


G-WING after recovery to Northair aviation hangar.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Mar-2009 05:08 Frank Updated
12-Mar-2009 13:32 harro Updated
01-Jan-2011 13:33 TB Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Source]

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