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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65796
Last updated: 10 March 2020
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Date:07-MAY-1970
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A23-19A Musketeer
Owner/operator:Eagle Aircraft Services Ltd
Registration: G-AWTT
C/n / msn: MB-418
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Private airstrip, Northiam, near Rye, East Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Private Strip, Northiam, near Rye, East Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beechcraft A23-19A Musketeer: First civil registered in the UK (R10514/1) as G-AWTT on 14/11/68 to Eagle Aircraft Services Ltd., London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow, Middlesex. Address amended with effect from 28/12/68 to Leavesden Airfield, Watford, Hertfordshire.

While taking off from a private strip at Northiam, near Rye on 7/5/70, G-AWTT suffered a power failure, crashed into adjacent field, and was damaged beyond repair.

Registration G-AWTT cancelled 16/7/70 as aircraft "destroyed"

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Digest Sept 1970
2. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AWTT.pdf
3. http://sussexhistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15003.0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2009 21:06 VHKDK Added
25-Aug-2012 13:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2020 22:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2020 22:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
10-Mar-2020 17:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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