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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66457
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:24-AUG-1962
Time:day
Type:Lancashire Aircraft Co EP-9
Owner/operator:Fulair Ltd
Registration: G-APCS
C/n / msn: 24
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gibraltar Harbour -   Gibraltar
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:North Front Airport Gibraltar (GIB/LXGB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into sea off Gibraltar on 24 August 1962, whilst filming "The Running Man" in Gibraltar, the aircraft crashed into the harbour, and was written off

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APCS-2.pdf
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1095809
3. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?79083-Percival-EP-9-Photo-Req
4. http://www.air-azur.com/displayimage.php?
5. https://mvd.cloud/press/ARROW/BOOKLETS/THE_RUNNING_MAN_BOOKLET_WATERMARKED.pdf


Images:

Photo of G-APCS courtesy AirHistory.net


Biggin Hill (EGKB / BQH)
November 1959; (c) Jerry Hughes

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jul-2009 22:34 VHKDK Added
05-Jan-2012 14:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2020 19:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
26-Aug-2020 06:47 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Source]

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