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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32618
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:23-NOV-1990
Time:11:39
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28RT-201T Arrow IV
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OY-JEW
MSN: 28R-8431026
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Category:Accident
Location:Irish Sea south of Ailsa Craig, Firth of Clyde, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Gander, Newfoundland, Canada (YQX/CYQX)
Destination airport:Glasgow International Airport (GLA/EGPF)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Ex-N4379N: to OY-JEW 26-10-1990 but crashed into the North Atlantic Ocean on 23.11.1990 between Gander, Newfoundland, Canada and Shannon, Ireland whilst on delivery flight. Per the AAIB report, the crash was into the Irish Sea, south of Ailsa Craig, Firth of Clyde, Scotland, approximately 10 miles off the Scottish coast, as the pilot had decided to divert to Glasgow, due to bad weather in the Shannon area.

Aircraft disappeared from radar at approx 11:39 hours local time, and is presumed to have broken up in flight. No trace of the pilot, the aircraft or any wreckage was ever found

Sources:

1. http://www.oy-reg.dk/register/3077.html
2. http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Piper%20PA-28%20Turbo-Arrow%204,%20OY-JEW%2002-91.pdf
3. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=4379N

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Dec-2012 20:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Dec-2012 20:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Dec-2012 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Damage, Narrative]
22-Feb-2016 20:09 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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