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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66088
Last updated: 16 October 2018
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Date:05-MAY-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182C
Owner/operator:Airwork Services Ltd
Registration: G-ARAA
C/n / msn: 52646
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. Catherines Hill, Blackgang, Isle Of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bembridge, Isle of Wight (EGHJ)
Destination airport:Hamble, Hampshire
Narrative:
On 5/5/61, G-ARAA, a Cessna 182C Skylane, crashed in bad weather on the 791-foot St Catherines Hill, Blackgang, Isle of Wight. All 3 on board were killed.

Registration officially cancelled by UK Civil Aviation Authority 16/6/1961 as "aircraft destroyed"

Sources:

1. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1043589/
2. http://wight.hampshireairfields.co.uk/iowc.html
3. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ARAA-2.pdf
4. https://www.pprune.org/498738-post4.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Catherine's_Down


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2009 23:29 VHKDK Added
03-Apr-2012 11:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2014 22:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2014 22:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
20-Mar-2014 22:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Source]

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