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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248231
Last updated: 5 July 2021
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Date:25-FEB-2021
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Thruster T600N 450
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-RAFH
MSN: 0032-T600N-063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Newtownards Airport (EGAD), Newtownards, Co. Down -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Newtownards Airport (EGAD)
Destination airport:Newtownards Airport (EGAD)
Narrative:
A light aircraft suffered a runway excursion at Newtownards Airport (EGAD), Co. Down, and flipped over, coming to rest inverted in the grass. Local fire, police, and amboulence services attended. There was one minor injury.

UPDATE:
The incident was the subject of an AAIB Correspondence-only report, published on 8 April 2021 (see link #2) and the following is the summary from that report...

"08 August 2020: Thruster T600N 450, G-RAFH, Ballyclare, County Antrim. The aircraft’s engine failed during flight, resulting in a forced landing. The aircraft struck the boundary hedge at the far end of the field, damaging the aircraft."

Sources:

1. https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/belfast-news/newtownards-airport-incident-sparks-emergency-19916901
2. AAIB Correspondence only report: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-record-only-investigations-january-february-2021/aaib-record-only-investigations-reviewed-january-february-2021
3. https://civilianaviation.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=219&t=35478
4. https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled/Thruster-T-600N-450/1144821/L
5. https://afors.com/aircraftView/18242/T600N-Thruster-Sprint-G-RAFH
6. G-RAFH Thruster T600N 450 Jab Sprint @ Newtownards Airfield 26/10/2019: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ghbhd/48962373206
7. https://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000520287.html

Media:


Images:

Photo of G-RAFH courtesy AirHistory.net


Popham (EGHP)
12 December 2010; (c) Trevor Warne

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2021 18:34 gerard57 Added
25-Feb-2021 18:55 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2021 00:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2021 07:56 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
27-Feb-2021 17:23 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Plane category]
27-Feb-2021 17:24 harro Updated [Narrative]
27-Feb-2021 19:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Apr-2021 23:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Apr-2021 23:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
09-Apr-2021 17:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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