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Narrative:Ex-N74201: On 26 November 1976, a Piper PA-31 Navajo originating from Edinburgh Airport was making its final approach to Runway 30 of Barrow/Walney Island Airport. Due to adverse weather conditions and a poorly lit runway the plane slammed into an embankment alongside the Walney Channel killing the pilot and seriously injuring two passengers.
Piper PA-31 Navajo
|C/n / msn:|| 31-805|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Walney Island Channel, Cumbria -
|Departure airport:||Edinburgh/Turnhouse (EDI)|
|Destination airport:||Barrow/Walney Island (EGNL)|
Registration G-BBPC belatedly cancelled by the CAA as aircraft "destroyed" 16/5/1983.
http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1276102/ (as N74201)
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]|
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