Incident Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama G-BCPA, Thursday 24 April 1975
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Date:Thursday 24 April 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:British Executive Air Service Ltd
Registration: G-BCPA
MSN: 2314
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Caemawr, near Llanaechaearn, Llanllyfni, Caernarfon, Gwynedd -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Coventry Airport (CVT/EGBE)
Destination airport:Caemawr, near Llanaechaearn, Gwynedd
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ex-F-BUIY: UK registered as G-BCPA 11/10/1974: Substantially damaged when the rotor struck the tanker while landing to refuel at Caemawr near. Llanaechaearn, Llanllyfni, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, on 24/4/1975. Pilot injured.

Presumably repaired, as returned to service. Sold on to Dollar Air Service of Coventry on 29/12/1978. Registration G-BCPA cancelled by the CAA 18/4/1985 as "Transferred to another country or authority > CANADA"; became C-GCUV


1. Interconair July 1975

Revision history:

13-Dec-2011 04:24 zerocinquanta Added
13-Dec-2011 04:24 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
24-Jun-2013 09:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-Jul-2015 13:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]

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