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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29363
Last updated: 8 May 2019
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Date:18-NOV-1968
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.49 Capstan C
Owner/operator:Slingsby Aircraft Ltd
Registration: G-AWDV
C/n / msn: 1599
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built by Slingsbys, first flown at Kirkbymoorside 15.2.68. One of several - press reports of the time stated up to 44 - aircraft that were destroyed by fire at the Slingsby Aircraft factory at Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, on 18.11.68

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AWDV.pdf
2. http://www.foyles.co.uk/cms-uploaded/ptp_app_page2.pdf
3. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t49.htm
4. http://www.yorkshireairnews.co.uk/images/1968%2006.PDF
5. http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/planes/ryedale/fire.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
13-Jun-2009 23:20 VHKDK Updated
15-Jul-2012 17:13 Dr. John Smith Updated
05-Jan-2015 19:08 Dr. John Smith Updated
05-Jan-2015 19:10 Dr. John Smith Updated

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