Incident Slingsby T.45 Swallow BGA 843, 24 Nov 1963
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29612
 
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Date:24-NOV-1963
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.45 Swallow
Owner/operator:Yorkshire Gliding Club
Registration: BGA 843
MSN: 1083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Netheravon, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Netheravon, Wiltshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
C/no.1083: Prototype T.45 Swallow, registered as BGA 843. C of A issued 21/7/1958 to Slingsby Sailplanes, Kirbymoorside. First flown 11/10/1957. Sold to Yorkshire G C, Sutton Bank. Crashed at Netheravon, Wiltshire 24/11/1963 and substantially damaged.

Repaired/rebuilt and sold on to Scottish Gliding Union, 4/4/1969; Re-registered as BGA966. Rebuilt by C Reussner as Reusnner Swift. As such written off in an accident 1/4/1978

Sources:

Taylor, John W R (1966). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1966-67. London: Sampson Low, Marston &Co. Ltd (page 401)
Ellison, Norman (1971). British Gliders and Sailplanes. London: A & C Black Ltd. ISBN 0 7136 1189 8 5.
https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?117528-Soggy-Your-Swallow-flies-again!
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t45.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slingsby_Swallow


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
15-Dec-2012 09:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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