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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65772
Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:28-SEP-1969
Time:daytime
Type:Silhouette image of generic b8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bensen B8
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-ASJN
C/n / msn: CA.1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sherburn-in-Elmet, near Leeds, West Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sherburn-in-Elmet Airfield (EGCJ)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when blown over and destroyed by a gale whilst undergoing static engine runs and engine tests at Sherburn-in-Elmet, near Leeds, West Yorkshire, on 28-9-69.

Registration belatedly cancelled by the CAA 28-8-81 (almost 12 years later...) as "PWFU" ("Permanently Withdrawn From Use")

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ASJN.pdf
2. Yorkshire Air News (February 1970): https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32778518/1970%2002.pdf
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20121121143549/http://www.rotorspot.nl:80/g-1.htm
4. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/G-ASJN.html
5. Yorkshire Air News (March 1971): https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32778518/1971%2003.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2009 12:10 VHKDK Added
08-Aug-2012 16:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2015 09:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
11-Aug-2015 12:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2016 17:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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