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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58667
Last updated: 6 August 2020
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Date:11-FEB-2009
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic G115 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G 115 E Tutor T.1
Owner/operator:Univ. of Wales Air Squadron Royal Air Force (Univ. of Wales Air Sqn RAF)
Registration: G-BYVN
C/n / msn: 82124/E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Porthcawl near Bridgend, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF St Athan (EGDX)
Destination airport:RAF St Athan (EGDX)
Narrative:
Collided with fellow RAF Grob G115 (G-BYUT), both aircraft destroyed, both crews killed

Sources:

http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/DefencePolicyAndBusiness/MidairCollisionInWales.htm
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/defence/4592754/Four-RAF-personnel-killed-in-mid-air-training-crash-over-Wales.html
http://www.southwalesaviationgroup.co.uk//
http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/AboutDefence/CorporatePublications/BoardsOfInquiry/ServiceInquiryInvestigatingTheAccidentToTutorAircraftGbyutAndGbyvn.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/service-inquiry-investigating-the-accident-to-tutor-aircraft-g-byut-and-g-byvn


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Feb-2009 10:28 harro Added
11-Feb-2009 10:38 harro Updated
12-Feb-2009 11:17 harro Updated
08-Jan-2010 10:58 harro Updated [Source]
23-Sep-2011 02:23 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
12-Jan-2013 07:28 Nepa Updated [Operator]
23-May-2013 23:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Aug-2014 17:35 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]

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