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Date:02-APR-2009
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 76 Duchess
Owner/operator:Folada Aero & Technical Services Ltd
Registration: G-TWNN
C/n / msn: ME-329
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Bournemouth/Hurn Airport, Parley Lane, Christchurch, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Bournemouth/Hurn Airport (BOH/EGHH)
Destination airport:Bournemouth/Hurn Airport (BOH/EGHH)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Starboard undercarriage failed to lower. Landed on nose & port gear only. Damage to prop & underside of wing. According to the summary of the AAIB report into the incident:

"Internal corrosion of the right main landing gear oleo shock strut had limited its free movement, such that landing gear was able to retract, but not extend. The aircraft landed with the right gear in the retracted position. Aircraft sustained damage to Wing tip, flap, flap support, foot step"

Sources:

1. Personally witnessed
2. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422f0cbe5274a1317000335/Beech_76_Duchess__G-TWNN_08-09.pdf
3. CAA: https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=TWNN
4. Beech 76 Duchess G-TWNN at Blackbushe (EGLK) 15-092016: http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001227359L.html
5. http://www.takeflightaviation.co.uk/beech-duchess.html
6. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of G-TWNN courtesy AirHistory.net


Blackbushe (EGLK / BBS)
13 September 2016; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Apr-2009 06:51 sharla Added
02-Apr-2009 10:26 JINX Updated
26-Nov-2014 19:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Nov-2014 19:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
03-Nov-2016 20:26 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Nov-2016 20:27 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]
03-Nov-2016 20:27 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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