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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67671
Last updated: 26 March 2019
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Date:18-NOV-1968
Time:
Type:Slingsby HP-14C
Owner/operator:Slingsby Sailplanes Ltd
Registration: BGA 1466
C/n / msn: 1613
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:
Written off when Destroyed by fire at the Slingsby Sailplanes Ltd factory at Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire on 18/11/1968. A fire at Slingsby's factory resulted in the loss of a number of aircraft and gliders. Press reports state that forty four aircraft were lost, including BGA 1466

Sources:

www.bpg.flyer.co.uk/BGA.xls
http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/planes/ryedale/fire.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2012 14:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Dec-2012 14:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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