Accident Jodel D.112 G-BEFD, Sunday 17 September 1978
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Date:Sunday 17 September 1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic D11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Jodel D.112
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-BEFD
MSN: 143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Leeds-Bradford Airport, Yeadon, West Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Leeds-Bradford Airport, Yeadon, West Yorkshire (LBA)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Ex-F-BGTK, first registered in France July 1953. First UK civil registered as G-BEFD 23/9/1976. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 17/9/1978 when crashed on take off from Leeds-Bradford Airport, Yeadon, West Yorkshire. According to a contemporary report in "Yorkshire Air News" (October 1978):

"Jodel G-BEFD, which was stranded here en route to Scotland last month, was readied.for the trip north on the 17th" (September 1978) "but crashed on take-off, the two occupants escaped serious injury but the aircraft appears to be a write off".

Registration G-BEFD only belatedly cancelled by the CAA on 24/11/1986 (over eight years later)

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/
2. http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWJ11A.htm
3. Yorkshire Air News (October 1978): https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32778518/AY%20October%201978.pdf
4. http://historique-wassmer.pagesperso-orange.fr/rev_1_en_cours/registre_jodel_d112.pdf

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Aug-2015 20:59 Dr. John Smith Added

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