Accident Piper PA-15 Vagabond G-ASHU,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 348851
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Date:Saturday 30 September 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-15 Vagabond
Owner/operator:Trustee of Earl of Shelburne Group
Registration: G-ASHU
MSN: 15-46
Year of manufacture:1946
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Popham Airfield, Coxford Down, Winchester, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Basingstoke-Popham Airport (EGHP)
Destination airport:Basingstoke-Popham Airport (EGHP)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Piper PA-15 Vagabond G-ASHU was substantially damaged in a forced landing when climbing away from a 'touch and go' landing at Popham Airfield, Coxford Down, Winchester, Hampshire.
The aircraft’s engine lost power after lift-off following a touch-and-go landing. The pilot lowered the nose to land ahead on the remaining runway, but the aircraft suffered a hard touchdown and ran off the side of the runway, and the landing gear collapsed.

Piper PA-15 Vagabond G-ASHU was built in 1946, and was first registered in the USA as N4164H. It became G-ASHU on 1.5.63, and has had 12 UK-registered owners since.


1. AAIB Correspondence only report dated 14.12.2023:
2. G-ASHU History 1963-1967:
3. G-ASHU History 1967-1995:



G-ASHU (8727176206) Piper PA-15 Vagabond G-ASHU at Popham Airfield, Coxford Down, Winchester, Hampshire 6.5.2013

Revision history:

15-Dec-2023 09:58 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Dec-2023 09:59 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Embed code, Narrative]

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