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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66085
Last updated: 22 April 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1961
Time:
Type:Miles M.65 Gemini 1A
Owner/operator:Drygene Towel Company (Paper) Ltd
Registration: G-AKDJ
C/n / msn: 6448
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bispham Beach, Blackpool, Lancaashire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Blackpool (BLK/EGNH)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after take off from Blackpool, 5/1/1961: force landed on Bispham Beach, Blackpool, Lancashire, and damaged beyond repair, after being overwhelmed by the rising tide (structurally damaged due to prolonged immersion in salt water). Struck off register 12/6/1961.

Sources:

1. Wings over Nazeing, Volume 2 By Leslie Kimm
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AKDJ-2.pdf
3. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/G-AKDJ.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2009 23:29 VHKDK Added
28-Nov-2012 16:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Nature, Source]
28-Nov-2012 16:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Narrative]
27-Oct-2013 06:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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