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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65772
Last updated: 17 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic b8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bensen B8
Registration: G-ASJN
C/n / msn: CA.1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sherburn-in-Elmet, near Leeds, West Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Sherburn-in-Elmet Airfield (EGCJ)
Destination airport:
Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when blown over and destroyed by a gale whilst undergoing static engine runs and engine tests at Sherburn-in-Elmet, near Leeds, West Yorkshire, on 28-9-69.

Registration belatedly cancelled by the CAA 28-8-81 (almost 12 years later...) as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")


2. Yorkshire Air News (February 1970):
5. Yorkshire Air News (March 1971):

Revision history:

15-Jun-2009 12:10 VHKDK Added
08-Aug-2012 16:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2015 09:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
11-Aug-2015 12:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2016 17:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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