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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191655
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:23-OCT-2010
Time:13:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic FDCT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Flight Design CTSW
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-CEDM
MSN: 8214
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:North Coates Airfield, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:North Coates, Lincolnshire (EGYO)
Destination airport:North Coates, Lincolnshire (EGYO)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 23-10-2010 when crashed at North Coates Airfield, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire: of the two person on board, Both pilot and passenger sustained whiplash injuries to the neck. The pilot also suffered a broken left ankle. According to the following summary from the official AAIB report into the accident:

"Due to the prevailing crosswind, which had increased since his departure one hour earlier, the pilot decided to land the aircraft on a much shorter grass area, adjacent to the threshold of Runway 23, which had a reduced crosswind component. During the latter stages of the approach, the pilot abandoned the landing, but at about 80 feet, whilst banking right away from an area of trees, the aircraft rolled rapidly to the right. The right wingtip struck the ground and the aircraft cartwheeled. The aircraft was destroyed".

Nature of Damage sustained to airframe: Pr the AAIB report "Aircraft destroyed". As a result, the registration G-CEDM was cancelled by the CAA on 24-01-2011 as "Destroyed"

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422eb5bed915d1374000081/Flight_Design_CTSW__G-CEDM_02-11.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/
3. G-CEDM at North Coates 14-04-2010: http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000462013.html

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


Images:

Photo of G-CEDM courtesy AirHistory.net


Sherburn in Elmet (EGCJ)
25 May 2009; (c) Malcolm Clarke

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Nov-2016 19:51 Dr.John Smith Added

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