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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58533
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:20-JAN-2009
Time:14:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA42 Twin Star
Owner/operator:Sue Air
Registration: G-SUEA
C/n / msn: 42.256
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lands End airport, St. Just, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lands End Airport, Cornwall (EGHC)
Destination airport:Stapleford Tawney, Essex (EGSG)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
The aircraft overturned on soft ground beyond the airfield boundary following a rejected takeoff, prompted by a warning of engine failure. The takeoff distance available was less than that required by the aircraft under the prevailing conditions to become safely airborne.

Aircraft sustained Substantial damage to forward fueslage and propellers. Later declared to be a write off for insurance purposes: registration G-SUEA cancelled by the CAA on 14/8/2009 as "Permanently withdrawn from use"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422f2b4e5274a1317000433/DA_42_Twin_Star__G-SUEA_06-09.pdf
2. CAA: https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=SUEA
3. https://www.pprune.org/private-flying/358815-da42-twinstar-crashes-lands-end-merged.html
4. http://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/Plane-crashes-St-Just/story-11467759-detail/story.html
5. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/7840472.stm
6. http://www.sueair.co.uk/
7. http://www.westbriton.co.uk/plane-crashes-st-just/story-11467759-detail/story.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jan-2009 23:56 clearbeer Added
15-Jun-2009 00:03 slowkid Updated
15-Jun-2009 04:01 RobertMB Updated
18-Dec-2012 12:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
01-Nov-2016 14:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]

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