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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19043
Last updated: 20 January 2019
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Date:12-JUN-1987
Time:18:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic RF6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Slingsby T67A Firefly
Owner/operator:Specialist Flying Training Ltd
Registration: G-BJCY
C/n / msn: 1990
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Effingham, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Redhill Aerodrome, Surrey (EGKR)
Destination airport:Redhill Aerodrome, Surrey (EGKR)
Narrative:
Crashed near Effingham, Surrey, at 18:12 on 12/6/1987. Aircraft began to climb from approximately 600 feet agl to begin a looping manouvre. As the aircraft reached the inverted phase near the top of the loop, the engine "cut out" and could not be restarted. G-BJCY then spun out of control and dived into the ground killing both persons on board

Registration G-BJCY cancelled by the CAA on 11/4/1988 as aircraft "destroyed"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422f561e5274a1317000597/Slingsby_T67A__G-BJCY__09-87.pdf
2. CAA: http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/
3. https://forums.flyer.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&p=860447


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
07-Aug-2008 11:22 harro Updated
21-Nov-2012 14:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2012 14:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
13-Nov-2014 18:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
15-Nov-2015 15:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Dec-2015 01:31 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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