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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237998
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Time:18:58 .
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 76 Duchess
Owner/operator:Sub Marine Services Ltd
Registration: G-BNYO
C/n / msn: ME-78
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF St Mawgan, Cornwall, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:Bodmin Airfield (EGLA), Bodmin, Cornwall, UK.
On the landing approach to Bodmin Airfield the nose landing gear failed to lower. A flypast of the control tower at nearby RAF St Mawgan, for a visual check, confirmed that the nose gear was still retracted and the doors closed. The pilot safely carried out an emergency landing at RAF St Mawgan, with the aircraft coming to a halt on its nose, causing damage to nose, nose landing gear doors and propellers.

Sources: - AAIB Bulletin No: 7/99 Ref: EW/G98/08/30


Leeds Bradford International (EGNM), Yeadon, West Yorkshire, UK - 29th April 2007

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13-Jul-2020 13:31 Peter Clarke Added

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