Accident Cessna 404 Titan G-BKTJ, Wednesday 27 November 1985
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Date:Wednesday 27 November 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 404 Titan
Owner/operator:Donington Aviation
Registration: G-BKTJ
MSN: 404-0236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Birmingham (BHX), West Midlands -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB)
Destination airport:Norwich Airport (NWI)
Investigating agency: AIB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Crashed on take-off with a crew of 1 and 11 passengers. Of the 12 persons on board, 4 were seriously injured.

The subsequent AAIB report attributed the accident to accumulated icing on the wings and flying controls. This prevented the aircraft from gaining sufficient airspeed to gain altitude and climb away from the airport.

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


World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Jan-2011 06:34 TB Updated [Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Nov-2012 15:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2017 09:08 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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