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Crash of a BAe 125-600B at Baldonnel AFB

Date & Time: Nov 27, 1979
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
236
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Baldonnel - Baldonnel
MSN:
25256
YOM:
1971
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was supposed to fly to UK for scheduled maintenance. During the takeoff roll at Baldonnel-Casement Airbase, the airplane collided with a flock of birds. The takeoff procedure was abandoned and the pilot initiated an emergency braking procedure. Unable to stop within the remaining distance, the airplane overran and came to rest. All three crew members escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Bird strike on takeoff.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60G Gipsy Moth in Mt Little Sugar Loaf: 1 killed

Date & Time: May 29, 1937
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EI-AAJ
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
1866
YOM:
1931
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot Reginald Good was performing a solo flight and departed Baldonnel Airport in the day. En route, the single engine aircraft hit the slope of Mt Little Sugar Loaf located south of Bray, in the south suburb of Dublin. The pilot was killed.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60G Gipsy Moth off Dalkey Island: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 24, 1933
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EI-AAH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
1808
YOM:
1930
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Baldonnel Airport near Dublin for a regional round trip. While cruising off the Dalkey Island, southeast of Dublin, the single engine aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea. Both occupants, pilot Major Sam Dunckley and passenger Edward D. Clayson were killed.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60 Moth in Baldonnel

Date & Time: Jul 26, 1928
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
23
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Baldonnel AFB - Baldonnel AFB
MSN:
264
YOM:
1926
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Baldonnel Airbase, the single engine aircraft crashed for unknown reasons. Both crew, injured, were completing a training mission.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60 Moth in Baldonnel

Date & Time: Jun 4, 1928
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
24
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Baldonnel AFB - Baldonnel AFB
MSN:
265
YOM:
1926
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was engaged in a training mission. On final approach to Baldonnel AFB, aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances, injuring both pilots.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60X Moth in Baldonnel: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jun 29, 1927
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
26
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Baldonnel AFB - Baldonnel AFB
MSN:
267
YOM:
1926
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, while climbing, aircraft went out of control and crashed, killing the pilot.