ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89965
Last updated: 19 June 2013
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Narrative:The accident occurred when the pilot of a Cessna 182S lost control of his aircraft during the roll out phase of a landing on Runway 31 at RAF St Mawgan. The aircraft, which had touched down to the left of the runway centreline and maintained a higher than normal speed, veered to the right and
Cessna 182S Skylane
|C/n / msn:|| 182-80178 |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||RAF St Mawgan, Cornwall -
|Departure airport:||Elstree Hertfordshire (EGTR)|
|Destination airport:||RAF St Mawgan, Cornwall|
then as power was applied ground looped to the left and departed the runway. It became airborne
for a short distance before impacting with the ground and catching fire.
After the runway excursion the aircraft was possibly affected by the rotor downwash from a Sea King helicopter positioned near the runway and air taxiing to take off. The passengers, one of whom was knocked unconscious in the impact, escaped with non-life threatening injuries. The pilot, who also escaped from the aircraft, was severely burned and died of his injuries nine days later.
Registration G-WHDP cancelled by the CAA on 31/12/2001 as aircraft "destroyed"
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||Dr. John Smith
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