Incident Cessna F177RG Cardinal RG (Reims) G-BFAC, Wednesday 4 January 1989
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Date:Wednesday 4 January 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic C77R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna F177RG Cardinal RG (Reims)
Registration: G-BFAC
MSN: F177-0151
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Southend Airport, Rochford, Southend, Essex, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Southend, Essex (SEN/EGMC)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Substantially damaged at Southend Airport, Essex 04-01-1989. Port wing ripped off, when DHC-6 G-JEAC suffered brake failure and collided with it while parked. Presumably repaired, as the registered owner kept the aircraft until selling it on to a new owner on 17-10-1994, over five years later

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


1. Aviation News 3-16 Feb 1989.
2. AAIB:
3. CAA:

Revision history:

21-Nov-2015 11:14 JINX Added
25-Jan-2016 21:35 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 16:46 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Jan-2020 16:58 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
18-Jul-2024 21:28 Nepa Updated [Location, Operator]

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