Incident Beagle A.61 Terrier 2 G-ASOM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65648
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Date:Sunday 8 January 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic AUS6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beagle A.61 Terrier 2
Registration: G-ASOM
MSN: B.622
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:St. Merryn Airfield, 3.5 miles S of Padstow, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:St. Merryn, Cornwall
Destination airport:St. Merryn, Cornwall
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ex-RAF Auster AOP.6 VF505 (c/no.2274).Delivered 23/10/1946. Service with 652 Squadron, 1909 Flight, RAF. Sold 23/10/1961 to Beagle-Auster Aircraft Ltd. Rebuilt as A.61 Terrier 2 c/no B.622. Civil registered in "Class B" marking as G-35-11, for test flying, then registered as G-ASOM on 3/2/1964.

Withdrawn From Use after accident at St Merryn, Cornwall 8/1/1978. Registration G-ASOM cancelled 14/2/1978 as "Permanently withdrawn from use"

However, later repaired and restored to service: re-registered as G-JETS 19/4/1983. When re-sold on 13/8/1991, the new owner reverted the aircraft to its former registration as G-ASOM. Currently airworthy at Old Hay Airstrip, Paddock Wood, Kent.



Revision history:

12-Jun-2009 22:44 VHKDK Added
23-Feb-2012 18:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Feb-2012 14:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2013 21:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Jul-2015 12:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2015 12:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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