Accident Rollason-Druine D.62C Condor G-AVVN, Friday 31 July 1987
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Date:Friday 31 July 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic D6CR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rollason-Druine D.62C Condor
Owner/operator:Avato Flying Group
Registration: G-AVVN
MSN: RAE/624
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Brome, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Tibenham Airfield, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Crashed shortly after take off whilst glider towing at Tibenham airfield. Shortly before 11:45 hours, the aircraft was seen heading south, and descending. At a height of approximately 50 feet agl, the nose was seen to rise sharply, and the aircraft was reported to have "turned over on itself", striking the ground seconds later, and about 25 yards from the main building of the Brome Grange Hotel at Brome, Suffolk.

Registration Cancelled as "destroyed" 17/03/1988

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


1. AAIB:,%20G-AVVN%20%2012-87.pdf

Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
04-Feb-2009 06:04 harro Updated
31-Mar-2010 09:48 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
14-Jul-2012 12:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Nov-2014 02:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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