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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Date:Tuesday 6 October 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic JS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace 3201 Jetstream 32
Operator:British Aerospace
Registration: G-SUPR
MSN: 956
First flight: 1991
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Glasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Glasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK/EGPK), United Kingdom
Destination airport:East Midlands Airport (EMA/EGNX), United Kingdom
An engine failure was simulated during takeoff. The aircraft climbed steeper than normal with the gear still extended. Ten seconds airborne, the co-pilot was attempting to find out which engine was simulated failed. The pilot reminded the co-pilot about the gear and retracted it. The stall warning horn sounded and the pilot took over control within 2 seconds and added power on the retarded engine. The Jetstream continued to roll to the right and struck the ground inverted.

Loss of control

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» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/93 (#13)
» Scramble 161


photo of BAe-3201-Jetstream-32-G-SUPR
accident date: 06-10-1992
type: BAe 3201 Jetstream 32
registration: G-SUPR

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Glasgow-Prestwick Airport to East Midlands Airport as the crow flies is 363 km (227 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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