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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196189
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:18-JUN-2017
Time:11:55 UTC
Type:Pegasus Quantum 15-912
Owner/operator:John Simon Jarvis (regd owner)
Registration: G-CBSP
C/n / msn: 7903
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eshott Airfield, Bockenfeld, Felton, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Eshott Airfield, Northumberland (EG18)
Destination airport:Eshott Airfield, Northumberland (EG18)
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed due to loss of control on landing, Eshott Airfield, Northumberland, 18 June 2017. According to the following excerpt from the official AAIB report into the accident...

"The student, on his second solo flight, was returning to land on Runway 19 having completed a cross-country exercise. The reported wind was from the south-west, which resulted in a slight crosswind from the right. The approach appeared normal but, just after touching down, the aircraft became airborne again. The student stated that, before he could assess the situation, the right wing dropped slightly, causing the aircraft to drift to the right of the edge of the runway. Ahead of the aircraft’s flight path, at the airfield boundary, was a fence and adjacent line of trees. The student considered that there was insufficient distance remaining to climb over the trees and, before he could land, the aircraft struck the fence and came to a stop.

The student considered that his lack of experience accompanied with a crosswind were causal factors."

Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "Substantial damage" sustained. The damage was presumably substantial enough to render the airframe as "beyond economic repair", as the registration G-CBSP was cancelled by the CAA on 11 July 2017 as "Destroyed"

Sources:

1. VISUALLY WITNESSED BY CLIENT
2. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/59b005c540f0b6173e8d2d81/Pegasus_Quantum_15-912_G-CBSP_09-17.pdf
3. CAA: https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=detailnosummary&fullregmark=CBSP
4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/wickenden1967/19051503498/
5. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pegasus_Quantum


Images:


ESHOTT AIRFIELD

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2017 19:55 SWAT Added
18-Jun-2017 22:26 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
19-Jun-2017 05:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
19-Jun-2017 06:09 Aerossurance Updated [Location]
14-Sep-2017 22:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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