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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18440
Last updated: 10 January 2022
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Date:06-FEB-1966
Time:
Type:Auster J/5G Cirrus Autocar
Owner/operator:Air Navigation and Trading Co Ltd
Registration: G-ARDA
MSN: 3157
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Squires Gate, Blackpool, Lancashire (EGNH) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EGNH
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-VR-NBB. To G-ARDA 26.7.60. Written off when crashed on take off from Squire's Gate, Blackpool, Lancashire (EGNH) 6.2.66. Registration cancelled same day as aircraft "destroyed". (Later changed to "PWFU" - "Permanently Withdrawn From Use")
The pilot Russell Whyham, the operator's Managing Director, was fatally injured and died 5 days later.

Sources:

http://www.auster.ukf.net/p31.htm
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ARDA-2.pdf
http://austerhg.org/prod_list/pages.php?page=3040
https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1966/1966%20-%200528.PDF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
20-Nov-2010 03:58 VHKDK Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
21-Jul-2012 15:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Mar-2017 19:22 DaveReidUK Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2017 19:59 DaveReidUK Updated [Source]

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