Incident Schleicher ASH 26E G-BWBY,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138922
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Date:Thursday 29 September 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher ASH 26E
Registration: G-BWBY
MSN: 26076
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Husbands Bosworth airfield, Lutterworth, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Husbands Bosworth Airfield, Leicestershire (X3HU)
Destination airport:Husbands Bosworth Airfield, Leicestershire (X3HU)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The engine of the power glider began to burn during flight. The pilot managed to land the glider before the fuselage broke because of the fire. He escaped uninjured while the powered glider suffered substantial damages.

Registration G-BWBY cancelled by the CAA as aircraft "destroyed" on 17.11.2011. Despite this, G-BWBY was sold on to a new owner just three months later, on 17.02.2012. After a year, it was re-registered as G-ZGTK on 05,02,2013


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Revision history:

03-Oct-2011 12:45 Alpine Flight Added
03-Oct-2011 14:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Source]
08-Sep-2012 17:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source]
23-Dec-2014 04:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
14-Dec-2016 19:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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