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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31868
Last updated: 17 January 2021
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Date:03-MAY-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23-150 Apache
Owner/operator:Ian C. Hunter Ltd
Registration: G-APZD
C/n / msn: 23-1869
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Turnhouse (Edinburgh) Airport, Ingliston, Midlothian, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Edinburgh Airport (EDI/EGPH)
Destination airport:Edinburgh Airport (EDI/EGPH)
Narrative:
Written off 3.5.68: crashed into a railway embankment at Turnhouse (Edinburgh) Airport, Ingliston, Midlothian, Scotland, whilst attempting to effect an emergency landing after engine failure shortly after takeoff. Both persons on board were killed.

Registration G-APZD cancelled by the CAA same day as aircraft "destroyed"

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APZD-3.pdf
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1093127/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
31-May-2014 00:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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