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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19061
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:17-MAY-1987
Time:11:00 loca
Type:Silhouette image of generic BOLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Steen Skybolt
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-BKXB
MSN: PFA/64-10722
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tugall Covert Wood, near Brunton Aifield, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Brunton Airfield, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife (EGQL)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Crashed into trees at Tuvall Covert Wood, near Brunton Aifield, Northumberland at approximately 11:00 on 17/5/1987 whilst climbing away from Brunton en route to RAF Leuchars. According to eyewitness reports, and the subsequent AAIB report, the aircraft appears to have stalled, dived into the ground, and caught fire on impact, killing both persons on board.

Registration G-BKXB belatedly cancelled by the CAA on 20/6/1991 as "Addressee Status: Deceased". (One of the two killed was the pilot/owner of the aircraft)

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422f4b6e5274a131700053b/Steen_Skybolt__G-BKXB__12-87.pdf
2. CAA: http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/

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

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
07-Aug-2008 11:19 harro Updated
22-Nov-2012 15:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Dec-2015 16:23 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]

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